JJGPS adds a new topic for which type of executive branch agency administers juvenile corrections

Every state has a juvenile corrections agency responsible for administering long-term commitments to state custody. A few such as Arkansas, and more recently Florida, contract with private providers to run all residential services. However, most directly operate long-term facilities or that are a proxy for prison for teenagers.  

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Juvenile Justice GPS (Geography, Policy, Practice, Statistics) is a project to develop a repository providing state policy makers and system stakeholders with a clear understanding of the juvenile justice landscape in the states.

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