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Virginia

In Virginia, secure juvenile detention and delinquency services are organized at both the state and local level. Administration of probation is split between the judicial and executive branches and the state and local level in Virginia. Decisions about probation are made by the local juvenile court judge. Probation services are administered by Court Service Units (CSUs) which are operated by the Department of Juvenile Justice, a state executive agency. Aftercare services, called parole in Virginia, are administered by local CSUs which are overseen by the Department of Juvenile Justice. Secure detention facilities are also administered by local CSUs. The Department of Juvenile Justice administers commitment to public state facilities.