Ohio Department of Youth Services

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Department of Youth Services
Abbreviation DYS
Agency overview
Legal personality Governmental: Government agency
Jurisdictional structure
General nature
Operational structure
Website
www.dys.ohio.gov

The Ohio Department of Youth Services (DYS) is the administrative department of the Ohio state government[1] responsible for juvenile corrections. It has its headquarters in Columbus.[2]

Facilities[edit]

As of 2013 DYS had 525 prisoners in four facilities, with one of them scheduled to close in 2014. Circa 2002 it had 1,949 prisoners in 10 facilities.[3]

Open facilities (all house boys):

Former facilities:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ohio Rev. Code § 121.01 et seq.
  2. ^ "Contact Us." Ohio Department of Youth Services. Retrieved on June 3, 2010.
  3. ^ a b "Scioto Juvenile Correctional Facility in Delaware to close " ([ Archive]). The Columbus Dispatch. November 21, 2013. Retrieved on December 16, 2015.
  4. ^ "Circleville Juvenile Correctional Facility." Ohio Department of Youth Services. Retrieved on March 2, 2011. "640 Island Road, Circleville, OH 43113" (seen in "directions" link)
  5. ^ "Cuyahoga Hills Juvenile Correctional Facility." Ohio Department of Youth Services. Retrieved on March 2, 2011. "4321 Green Road Highland Hills, OH 44128"
  6. ^ a b "Indian River Juvenile Correctional Facility." Ohio Department of Youth Services. Retrieved on March 2, 2011. "2775 Indian River Road, S.W. Massillon, OH 44646"
  7. ^ "Mohican Juvenile Correctional Facility." Ohio Department of Youth Services. June 28, 2007. Retrieved on March 2, 2011. "1012 ODNR Mohican 51 Perrysville, OH 44864."
  8. ^ "A Plan for Juvenile Sentencing in Ohio." Ohio Criminal Sentencing Commission. Fall, 1999. Retrieved on November 15, 2012.
  9. ^ "SJCF Scioto Juvenile Correctional Facility." Ohio Department of Youth Services. Retrieved on March 2, 2011. "5993 Home Road Delaware, OH 43015"
  10. ^ Canliglia, John. "Closing of Scioto juvenile facility raises concerns over community-based centers for female offenders" (Archived 2015-12-16 at WebCite). The Plain Dealer. December 27, 2013. Updated December 28, 2013. Retrieved on December 16, 2015.

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