Building Solutions. Supporting Communities. Advancing Justice.
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, Working for Youth Justice and Safety
Multimedia Use Home
skip navigationAbout OJJDPE-NewsOJJDP resources organized topicallyFundingProgramsState representatives and organizations that administer OJJDP programsPublicationsleft navigation groupPublications SearchNCJRS LibraryTypes of PublicationsList of All PublicationsOJJDP Research and StatisticsOJJDP conferences, teleconferences, and juvenile justice-related events Tools Home
   Home > Topics >  Search Results > Abstract

    Publication Abstract

Conditions of Confinement: Juvenile Detention and Corrections Facilities -- Research Report
(NCJ 145793) August 1994
Report, 370 page(s)
Provides assessed conditions of confinement for juveniles throughout the United States, determined the extent to which those conditions conformed to recognized national professional standards, and outlines recommendations for improvement. The study covered all 984 public (operated by State and local governments) and private juvenile detention centers; reception centers; training schools; and ranches, camps, and farms in the United States. These facilities held approximately 65,000 juveniles on the date of the 1991 Children in Custody (CIC) census.
PDF(Multiple Files)