M.O. Juvenile Center To Close Next Year

BOLIVAR, M.O. — The 30th Circuit Juvenile Detention Center in Bolivar will close no later than Jan. 1, 2012, the Supreme Court of Missouri announced recently.

Cayman Islands To Get New Junvenile Center

GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands — A site adjacent to Fairbanks Women’s Prison will be the home of the proposed Cayman Islands youth offenders facility.

Podcast: KMD's Jim Mueller on Juvenile Facilities Design

Correctional News
A conversation about juvenile facilities design with Jim Mueller, chairman of the Board at KMD Architects and Director of the firm’s Corrections program.

Ore. Gov. Proposes Cuts to Youth Authority

The governor of Oregon has called for deep cuts to the budget of the Oregon Youth Authority - creating a scenario of removing 425 beds and eliminating more than 300 jobs.

Federal Report Calls for Juvenile Justice Reforms

The Federal Advisory Committee on Juvenile Justice released its annual report calling for various reforms to the juvenile justice system in the United States.

Calif. Juvenile Correctional Facility to Close

The 116-year-old Preston Youth Correctional Facility in Ione will be closed next June as a cost-cutting measure that will save the state $30 million a year in operating costs, according to California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation reports.