Juvenile Justice Rehabilitation Case Study

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Rehabilitation (Marisa/Hannah) The Florida Department of Juvenile Justice lists on its website that it operates 21 Youth Detention centers, with the ability to house up to 1300 teens. The State of Florida operates these detention centers, funded by the state and county government and receiving little support from the federal government. In contrast, the Juvenile Justice Information Exchange outlines that the states of Washington and Texas have implemented legislation since 2009 to localize the detention center process, by having solely the counties operate these detention centers. The intention of this focus is to better meet the needs of juveniles’ individual communities, as the prevalence of crimes vary by area and individual. These detention
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