Racial Disparities in Youth Detention


cellRacial disparities in youth detention and juvenile justice are rampant, says a new report, “The Keeper and the Kept,” released by the W. Haywood Burns Institute. The study address new ideas and solutions to reduce these issues in juvenile detention, including jurisdictional assessment, developing a work plan and creating alternatives to detention.

Read the report here.

Use the Crime Report for more information on juvenile justice.

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