What is the purpose of this service?
Youth under the age of 17 are not supposed to be held in an adult jail, but getting them to a detention center is difficult, so this program helps follow these rules.
Who can receive these services?
Youth (age of 17 and younger) who have been accused of a crime and need to be taken to a detention center.
What services are offered?
Transportation to a detention center for youth, 17 years of age or younger who:
- have committed a crime,
- are being held in an adult jail within 6 hours of the first hearing before a judge, and
- are in need of being taken to a detention center.
How to apply?
Contact a Juvenile Justice Transportation Provider if you are:
- a Youth
- a Parent/Guardian
- a Judge
- a State's Attorney,
- a Public Defender,
- a Probation Department staff,
- the County Sheriff,
- a Municiple Law Enforcement Staff, and/or
- a Detention Center staff.
Office of Juvenile Justice & Delinquency Prevention