Juvenile Justice System Interim Study Committee (J)


Work in conjunction with the Annie E. Casey Foundation to conduct a comprehensive study concerning the delivery of services to juveniles involved in delinquency and CHINA proceedings. Include an examination of the types of placements available for juveniles in the system, the system's effectiveness in meeting these juveniles' needs and reducing recidivism, and its cost-effectiveness. Analyze Iowa's current juvenile justice laws and make recommendations on any changes needed to combat delinquency and crime. Review steps taken by other states and communities to combat gangs and juvenile crimes and other steps taken to improve their juvenile justice systems. Make recommendations for short-term and long-term changes to Iowa's juvenile justice system to make it more efficient and cost-effective. Final meeting date no later than December 18, 1992, with report due to General Assembly in January 1993.

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