A Decade of Progress
California's Juvenile Justice system 2007-2017
Juvenile Justice Realignment (SB 81) passed in 2007 in California and helped transform the juvenile justice system in California. This evolution has led to significant increases in the use of evidence-based practices, a dramatic reduction in juvenile arrest rates, juvenile detention rates and an increase in prevention and intervention programs. Watch this video to see how probation has helped lead the change in the juvenile justice field and rose to the challenge to make juvenile justice realignment a success.