On May 26, 2020, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors (BOS) approved a motion to create the county’s plan to move juvenile offenders in state custody to county supervision. The county’s effort is in response to the governor’s May 14 announcement of plans to close the state’s Division of Juvenile Justice (DJJ). Starting in January 2021, DJJ will no longer admit new youth, and instead admitted youth will be housed at the county level. Over time, the state’s three DJJ facilities will close. The closure is partly a response to close a state budget . . .
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