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Juvenile Prosecution Standards and Policy Guidelines Updated

December 29, 2016

The National District Attorneys Association (NDAA) and the National Juvenile Justice Prosecution Center (NJJPC) at Georgetown University, through a grant from OJJDP, have updated NDAA’s National Juvenile Prosecution Standards and corresponding Juvenile Prosecution Policy Positions and Guidelines. Both the updated standards and policy positions provide additional guidance for front-line juvenile prosecutors and supervisors to promote public safety, address the needs of victims, hold youth accountable for their actions, and enhance the ability of youth to be productive members of their communities.

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