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Juveniled Justice System Structure & Process
Organization & Administration of Delinquency Services
Q: How are aftercare services operated in each state?
A: Aftercare (reentry) services are typically administered by state level agencies.

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  • Aftercare, sometimes called reentry or parole, is the process of preparing youth for release from a facility and supervising their return to the community.
  • State operated indicates reentry services are operated by state-level executive or judicial agencies.
  • Mostly State operated indicates most reentry services are state operated but some services are independently operated by local county or district level governments.
  • Locally operated reentry services are operated by independent county or district level government, such as probation departments.

Internet citation: OJJDP Statistical Briefing Book. Online. Available: https://www.ojjdp.gov/ojstatbb/structure_process/qa04204.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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