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Data Snapshots Show COVID-19 Impact in Juvenile Justice Facilities

The Performance-based Standards (PbS) Learning Institute recently released three Data Snapshots summarizing the impact of COVID-19 in juvenile justice facilities. The snapshots highlight information collected in April 2021 about COVID-19 positivity test rates, prevention practices, and average daily population. Data were reported voluntarily by 148 correction, detention, assessment, and community-based residential programs in 32 states. 

The data snapshots are: 

Launched in 1995 by OJJDP,  PbS sets juvenile justice standards to achieve positive outcomes for youth.


RESOURCES: 

  • View OJJDP's Guidance for Juvenile Justice Facilities During the COVID-19 Pandemic.
  • Access OJJDP's Data Snapshots from OJJDP's Statistical Briefing Book.
  • Follow OJJDP on Twitter and Facebook.
Date Created: July 21, 2021