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New Jersey

In New Jersey, the state operates the majority of delinquency services. Detention centers are administered by county boards, commissions, county executives/managers, and local sheriffs/police chiefs. Probation is administered by probation officers assigned to the Administrative Office of the Courts, Superior Court Probation Services Division. Aftercare services are provided by the Juvenile Justice Commissionís Office of Juvenile Parole and Transitional Services. The Department of Law & Public Safety, Juvenile Justice Commission administers state commitments to juvenile facilities.