California Moves To Phase Out State-Run Youth PrisonsCalifornia is phasing out its state-run youth prisons and shifting the responsibility to counties.
Judge Orders Sheriff's Sergeant To Stand Trial For Felony Eavesdropping On Juvenile SuspectsA judge ruled on Tuesday that prosecutors produced sufficient evidence to have an Alameda County sheriff's sergeant stand trial on four felony eavesdropping counts for allegedly making illegal and secret recordings of juvenile suspects last year.
SF Supervisors Approve Closing Juvenile Hall By End Of 2021San Francisco supervisors on Tuesday voted 10-1 in favor of closing the city's Juvenile Hall, a bold move that would make San Francisco one of the first cities in the nation to do so.
Alameda County Sheriff's Sergeant Arraigned On Eavesdropping ChargesAn Alameda County sheriff's sergeant was arraigned Wednesday on four felony charges for allegedly making illegal and secret recordings of juvenile suspects in an interview room in March.
Alameda Deputy Charged With Illegally Recording Juvenile SuspectsAn Alameda County Sheriff's sergeant was charged Wednesday with four counts of illegally recording conversations of juvenile suspects with their attorney.
Probation Manager Transformed Contra Costa Juvenile Justice System
Solano County Reviews Procedures At Juvenile Detention FacilitiesThe idea of using video for the arraignment of juveniles is in the initial stages, part of efforts to cut costs in Solano County.
California, Maryland Suspend 'Scared Straight' ProgramsCalifornia and Maryland prison officials said Friday they have suspended youthful offender diversion programs featured on the television show "Beyond Scared Straight."
Activists Wary On Choice For Alameda County Probation ChiefAs the Alameda County Board of Supervisors decides on a new chief probation officer, some in the community are hoping for transparency in the high-profile appointment.