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NCJ Number: 113176 Find in a Library
Title: Juveniles and Jail Removal: Kids in Jail... What the New Law Means
Corporate Author: Iowa Juvenile Justice Advisory Council
Division of Children, Youth and Families
United States of America
Date Published: 1988
Page Count: 11
Sponsoring Agency: Iowa Juvenile Justice Advisory Council
Des Moines, IA 50319
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Iowa Juvenile Justice Advisory Council
Division of Children, Youth and Families
Lucas State Office Building
Des Moines, IA 50319
United States of America
Document: PDF
Type: Legislation/Policy Description
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This fact sheet provides an overview of the Federal Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act and the Iowa Jail Removal Law and provisions for monitoring compliance.
Abstract: The Federal Act calls for deinstitutionalization of status offenders, sight and sound separation of juvenile from adult offenders, and a prohibition against detention of juveniles in jails and lockups. The State law specifies eligibility criteria that must be met for the detention of juveniles age 14 or older in adult jails and lockups. Issues related to these laws are addressed in a question-and-answer format. A juvenile detention checklist and glossary are included.
Main Term(s): Juveniles in adult facilities
Index Term(s): Iowa; Juvenile detention reform; Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act
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