Reducing Youth Arrests: Prevention and Pre-Arrest Diversion

NJJN recommends that commuinities prioritize the development and adequate funding of arrest prevention and pre-arrest diversion policies including access to services, to reduce the overall number of youth—as well as the overrepresentation of youth of color, youth with disabilities, and LGBTQ/gender nonconforming youth—from entering the justice system.

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National Juvenile Justice Network

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