|Organization & Administration of Delinquency Services
||How are detention services operated in each state?
||In most states (32) and the District of Columbia, detention services are locally-operated.
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- Agencies that administer detention facilities are responsible for maintaining operations and managing administrative functions, including finance and human resources.
- State operated indicates detention facilities are operated by state-level executive or judicial agencies.
- Mostly state operated indicates most detention facilities are state operated but some facilities are independently operated by local county or district level governments.
- Locally operated detention facilities are operated by independent county or district level government.
Internet citation: OJJDP Statistical Briefing Book
. Online. Available: https://www.ojjdp.gov/ojstatbb/structure_process/qa04201.asp?qaDate=2017.
Released on August 07, 2017.
Adapted from the "Juvenile Justice Services" section of Juvenile Justice Geography, Policy, Practice and Statistics.
Available on-line at: http://www.jjgps.org/juvenile-justice-services
. Retrieved July 2017.
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