A Look at Youth Incarceration in 13 States

National Juvenile Justice Network
Thursday, December 19, 2013

A new report, “The Comeback and Coming-from-Behind States” by the National Juvenile Justice Network and the Texas Public Policy Foundations Center for Effective Justice highlights the work of nine states that are leaders in the U.S. in achieving reductions of youth confinement in state and county facilities . Washington is highlighted as one of the leaders for its efforts in adopting statewide incarceration reducing policies.