Important Issues for Louisiana’s Future
Louisiana’s juvenile justice system has seen significant challenges in the last twenty years and much progress has been made. However, there is still much more to be done to improve services for children and families to continue to prevent incarceration and continue to decrease the number of juveniles in secure facilities.
In order to divert juveniles from the criminal justice system, Louisiana must focus on:
#1 Prevention and Early Intervention Models
#2 School Retention Programs and Truancy Centers
#3 Community Based Services
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