This report shares findings from the most comprehensive review ever conducted of the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s ambitious Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative (JDAI). It amasses the latest statistics from 112 JDAI sites while drawing clear comparisons to pre-reform data. The goal? Find out if two decades of JDAI-driven changes have helped reduce the use of detention while creating a safer, fairer juvenile justice system for today’s youth. The answer? An overwhelming two thumbs up. The report offers a renewed sense of progress, information about problem areas and statistical successes sure to inspire further action.