The overall goal of the office’s work is to address Community Protection by reducing recidivism. We look longitudinally out two years after case closing to see if the juvenile has remained crime free. Generally speaking we have reduced recidivism from an initial28% rate in 2007 to 14% over the last several years as it has been studied by the Juvenile Court Judges’ Commission.
The YLS/CMI outcomes present a picture of the clients we are providing services to:
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With regard to outcomes related to Balanced and Restorative Justice, we present the following outcomes: