Alaska Division of Juvenile Justice

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Two female DJJ officers, accompanied by two uniformed Alaska State Troopers, as they patrol the fairgrounds during the 2012 Tanana Valley State Fair.

The Alaska Division of Juvenile Justice is a state agency of Alaska that operates juvenile correctional facilities; it is a division of the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services.[1] The agency has its headquarters in Juneau.[2]

Facilities[edit]

Facilities include:[3]

  • Bethel Youth Facility (Bethel) - Long term confinement and short term detention[4]
  • Fairbanks Youth Facility (Fairbanks) - Long term confinement and short term detention[5]
  • Johnson Youth Center (Juneau) - Long term confinement and short term detention[6]
  • Kenai Peninsula Youth Facility (Kenai)[7]
    • Dedicated on September 26, 2003.[8]
  • Mat-Su Youth Facility (Palmer)[9][10]
  • McLaughlin Youth Center (Anchorage) - Long term confinement, short term detention, and home supervision[11]
  • Nome Youth Facility (Nome) - detention center, can be used for long-term confinement[12]
  • Ketchikan Regional Youth Facility (Ketchikan) - detention center and mental health facility[13]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Alaska Division of Juvenile Justice." State of Alaska. Retrieved on August 22, 2010.
  2. ^ "Welcome to the web site for the Alaska Division of Juvenile Justice (DJJ). The DJJ is a restorative justice agency." Alaska Division of Juvenile Justice. Retrieved on September 19, 2010.
  3. ^ "Division of Juvenile Justice Offices and Facilities." State of Alaska. Retrieved on August 22, 2010.
  4. ^ a b "Bethel Youth Facility." State of Alaska. Retrieved on August 22, 2010.
  5. ^ "Fairbanks Youth Facility." State of Alaska. Retrieved on August 22, 2010.
  6. ^ "Johnston Youth Center." State of Alaska. Retrieved on August 22, 2010.
  7. ^ "Kenai Peninsula Youth Facility." State of Alaska. Retrieved on August 22, 2010.
  8. ^ "Kenai Peninsula Youth Facility dedicated Sept. 26." Alaska Department of Health and Social Services. September 26, 2003. Retrieved on August 22, 2010.
  9. ^ "Palmer city, Alaska." U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved on August 22, 2010.
  10. ^ "Mat-Su Youth Facility." State of Alaska. Retrieved on August 22, 2010.
  11. ^ "McLaughlin Youth Center." State of Alaska. Retrieved on August 22, 2010.
  12. ^ "Nome Youth Facility." State of Alaska. Retrieved on August 22, 2010.
  13. ^ "Ketchikan Regional Youth Facility." State of Alaska. Retrieved on August 22, 2010.

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