Kentucky Department of Juvenile Justice

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The Kentucky Department of Juvenile Justice (KYDJJ) is a state agency of Kentucky headquartered in unincorporated Franklin County, near Frankfort.[1] The agency operates juvenile correctional facilities.

It was established after a 1996 act of the Kentucky General Assembly.[2]

Facilities[edit]

Regional Juvenile Detention Centers[edit]

  • Adair Regional Juvenile Detention Center (ARJDC), Columbia
  • Boyd Regional Juvenile Detention Center, (BRJDC), Ashland
  • Breathitt Regional Youth Detention Center (BRYDC), Jackson
  • Campbell Regional Juvenile Detention Center (CRJDC), Newport
  • Fayette Regional Juvenile Detention Center (FRJDC), Lexington
  • Lincoln Village Regional Juvenile Detention Center (LVRJDC), Elizabethtown
  • McCracken Regional Juvenile Detention Center (MRJDC), Paducah
  • Warren Regional Juvenile Detention Center (WRJDC), Bowling Green
  • Louisville Regional Youth Detention Center (LRYDC), Louisville

Youth Development Centers[edit]

These are places for adjudicated (convicted of juvenile crimes) youth who are to be treated.[3]

  • Adair Youth Development Center, Columbia
    • Houses up to 80 boys and girls[4]
  • Audubon Youth Development Center, Louisville
  • Green River Youth Development Center, Cromwell
  • Lake Cumberland Youth Development Center, Monticello
  • Mayfield Youth Development Center, Mayfield
  • Morehead Youth Development Center, Morehead
    • Houses only girls:[5] they are incarcerated for more minor crimes, such as truancy, and more serious ones, such as murder.[6]
  • Northern Kentucky Youth Development Center, Crittenden
  • Owensboro Treatment Center, Owensboro
  • Woodsbend Youth Development Center, West Liberty

Former:

  • Rice-Audubon Youth Development Center[7]

Cadet Leadership & Education Program[edit]

  • Cadet Leadership & Education Program (CLEP), Jackson

Group Homes[edit]

Day Treatment Centers[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Contact The Department Of Juvenile Justice." Kentucky Department of Juvenile Justice. Retrieved on August 24, 2010.
  2. ^ "Annual Report Fiscal Year 2003" (Archive). Kentucky Department of Juvenile Justice. p. 2/36. Retrieved on December 23, 2015.
  3. ^ "Youth Development Centers." Kentucky Department of Juvenile Justice. Retrieved on December 23, 2015.
  4. ^ "Annual Report Fiscal Year 2003" (Archive). Kentucky Department of Juvenile Justice. p. 5/36. Retrieved on December 23, 2015.
  5. ^ "Annual Report Fiscal Year 2003" (Archive). Kentucky Department of Juvenile Justice. p. 8/36. Retrieved on December 23, 2015.
  6. ^ "Going to the Prom" (Archive). Juvenile Justice Journal, Kentucky Department of Juvenile Justice. May 2008. Volume 5, Issue 3. p. 1.
  7. ^ "Annual Report Fiscal Year 2003" (Archive). Kentucky Department of Juvenile Justice. p. 7/36. Retrieved on December 23, 2015.
  8. ^ "Department Of Juvenile Justice Facilities." Western Kentucky University. Retrieved on October 10th, 2015.

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