D. Plan for Compliance Monitoring

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3D - Plan for Compliance Monitoring

To adequately report compliance with the core requirements of the JJDP Act data must be collected from all facilities where juveniles are placed while they are under the jurisdiction of the Juvenile Court Act. The data is used to determine the State's compliance with the core requirements that:

  • No status or non offenders are securely detained;
  • Adult and juvenile offenders are detained sight and sound separate from each other;
  • Juvenile offenders are detained in jails and lock ups for no more than six hours;
  • The problem of disproportionate incarceration of minority youth is identified and addressed