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Issue Briefs

Juvenile Justice Systems in Colorado

Subjects
Children & Domestic Matters
Courts & Judicial
Crimes, Corrections, & Enforcement
Published
02/13/2017

This issue brief provides an overview of how the justice system treats juveniles found guilty of a crime in Colorado.  It discusses juvenile problem solving courts; detention and commitment; the facilities where juveniles are housed; the programs and services available; requirements for sentencing, parole, and release; and the Youthful Offender System.

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