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NCJ Number: 116729 Find in a Library
Title: 1986 Jail Report: Minors Detained in California Jails and Lockups in 1986
Author(s): R F Wedge
Corporate Author: California Dept of the Youth Authority
Program Research and Review Division
United States of America
Date Published: 1987
Page Count: 20
Sponsoring Agency: California Dept of the Youth Authority
Sacramento, CA 95823
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Type: Report (Annual/Periodic)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This report presents information regarding minors 17 years or younger placed in secure confinement, adult jails, lockups and holding facilities during 1986.
Abstract: The background of the monitoring system that the Youth Authority utilizes is presented. A revision of the data collection system and a new annual survey were introduced in 1984. The impact of new legislation that prohibits the use of adult jails for the confinement of minors under 16 is discussed. Results of the 1986 annual survey are presented. Tables include results of the survey, number of minors confined over six hours, and in excess of 24 hours. Tables, appendixes.
Main Term(s): Juvenile detention
Index Term(s): California; Juvenile offenders
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