This report — the seventh installment in a series devoted to revolutionizing detention programs and practices in America — is all about tackling the daunting issue of data and information technology. Agencies learn how to put numbers to work (starting with 9 real-world examples of data in action) to successfully plan for, evaluate and support reform.  

August 1, 1999

Pathways to Juvenile Detention Reform Series

In This Report, You’ll Learn

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    How to use data to answer questions about juvenile detention reform.

  2. 2

    What statistics to collect when planning and monitoring reform efforts.

  3. 3

    Struggles and successes of sites that engaged in building an information system.

  4. 4

    Resources needed—including budget and time requirements—to use data for planning.

Key Takeaway

Introducing your juvenile detention reform data guide

Eager to start planning for juvenile detention reform? This report supplies a rundown of the basic numbers you’ll need.

Findings & Stats

Statements & Quotations