Tag: Nate Balis

COVID-19 Juvenile Justice Survey: Youth Detention Admissions Fell by More Than Half in Two Months

A new survey of juvenile justice agencies across the United States found the rate of young people admitted to detention fell 52% in March and April — a decline in two months equal to one that took place over 13 years. The rapid drop in admissions, along with a substantial overall reduction in the youth detention population and a small but noteworthy narrowing of… Read more »