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Juveniled Justice System Structure & Process
Organization & Administration of Delinquency Services
Q: How do states operate delinquency services (detention, community supervision, and reentry)?
A: In 11 states delinquency services (detention, community supervision, and reentry) are operated at the state level.

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  • For the purpose of this overview, "state operated" means detention, community supervision, and reentry services are all operated at the state level, "mostly state" means 2 of the 3 services are state operated, and "locally operated" means 2 of the 3 services are locally operated.
  • In 22 states, 2 of these services are administered at the state level, while in 17 states and the District of Columbia, 2 of the 3 services are locally administered.

Internet citation: OJJDP Statistical Briefing Book. Online. Available: https://www.ojjdp.gov/ojstatbb/structure_process/qa04210.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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