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Want to know how to seal or expunge your criminal record? Visit the For Youth section for more information on youth records.
Find DJJ-funded programs in your area using the Program & Facility Locator.
Juvenile Justice Boards & Councils focus on crime prevention in their local communities.
Review DJJ forms by office or by subject. Forms are available for download in multiple file formats.
Juvenile Probation Officers (JPO) assess the needs and risks of youth entering the juvenile justice system.
Browse online health tips and resources by topic in the Health Initiatives section.
The Civil Citation Dashboard contains data on Florida’s use of Civil Citation as an alternative to arrest for 1st time misdemeanants.
The Juvenile Justice System Improvement Project (JJSIP) is a national initiative to reform the juvenile justice system by translating "what works" into everyday practice and policy.
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The Florida Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) civil citation initiative addresses a youth’s behavior at his or her first encounter with the juvenile justice system and provides an alternative to arrest for that child. Click here to learn more about Civil Citation.
The Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative (JDAI) is dedicated to keeping communities safe. JDAI is a process -- NOT a conventional program. Focus ensures that the right youth are detained, and only for as long as necessary. JDAI’s core strategies, reliance on data, and use of objective screening instruments identify youth most likely to reoffend. JDAI engages various community stakeholders including judges, prosecutors, defense attorneys, probation officers, elected officials and community representatives in a collaborative process to help identify and implement system improvements. Click here to learn more about JDAI.
The Florida Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) was selected as one of four states to participate in the Juvenile Justice System Improvement Project (JJSIP), a national initiative to reform the juvenile justice system by translating "what works" into everyday practice and policy . Administered by Georgetown University's Center for Juvenile Justice Reform, the JJSIP provides a framework for implementing best practices throughout the entire juvenile justice system. Click here to learn more about the JJSIP.
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