Michigan is launching a bipartisan task force to develop data-driven recommendations to reform Michigan’s juvenile justice system. The goal is to better understand how and why youth come in contact with the juvenile justice system, and ways to limit and prevent contact. In 2017, about 30% of youth in Michigan’s juvenile justice system were detained for non-criminal offenses. Nationally, about 17% of youth were in the juvenile justice for non-criminal offenses. The task force was announced via an executive order on June 9, 2021. It will issue its final report with recommendations by July 22 . . .
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