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Department of Juvenile Justice

A Father's Pain

David Roldan | Posted 06.16.2012 | San Francisco
David Roldan

This Father's Day, I stand with all the fathers whose children are tied up in a system that locks them up and tells them they have no future.

Lead Juvenile Justice Expert Says State Facilities Should Stay Open

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 05.29.2012 | Impact
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

By: Sayre Quevedo  For more than thirty years, it's been Barry Krisberg's priority to fight for reforms in California's state juvenile correction...

Lizzie Schiffman

Illinois Panel Finds Broken Parole System Traps Young Offenders

HuffingtonPost.com | Lizzie Schiffman | Posted 12.14.2011 | Chicago

"One Commissioner observed a hearing in which there was 'no time for introduction or discussion. [The Prisoner Review Board hearing officer] was readi...

Crime Prediction Software Calculates If You'll Do Crime And Time

gigaom.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

The Florida State Department of Juvenile Justice says it will use predictive analytics software from IBM to foretell which of its juvenile offenders a...

Illinois Youth Prisons See More Suicide Attempts

Chicago Public Radio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Suicides at the eight facilities run by the state's Department of Juvenile Justice are rare. But suicide attempts are not. In budget year 2009, the ...