Adult Jail and Lock-up Removal. Under the JJDPA, youth may not be detained in adult jails and lock-ups except for limited times before or after a court hearing.
Thousands of children in the U.S. have been prosecuted as adults and sentenced to adult prisons. EJI is working to end the abusive treatment of children in the.
The Adult Detention Center (ADC) is a bed pre-trial facility providing safe and secure detention services to individuals following their arrest until a court disposition is reached. Opened in December , the ADC currently employs nearly detention, law enforcement and.
Some juvenile cases get transferred to adult criminal court through a process called a . The juvenile may have to serve time in adult jail or prison, rather than in.