Read More from the Chief Probation Officers of California
"California's juvenile justice system has a level of complexity that can be difficult to grasp and difficult to communicate to those who are unfamiliar with the system. There a multiple key stakeholders within the system beyond Probation. This includes not only the Court, but also: frontline law enforcement, the District Attorney, and defense counsel. As such, this process map provides a high-level over view of the entirety of the juvenile justice system and highlights key decision points along with which juvenile justice partner holds that decision making ability. Additionally, this map documents the multiple opportunities for youth to exit the juvenile justice system in a positive fashion. (Hake and O'Connell, CPOC, November 4, 2021)"
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