More Juvenile Crime Terms

Delinquency Prevention Programs – city programs designed to reduce juvenile arrests in Jacksonville and gang activity.

Detention Care – the care of a child in secure, non-secure, or home detention while his or her case is pending.

Secure Detention – custody of a child. The child is restrained to the detention center or facility while the criminal case is pending.

Non-Secure Detention – custody of a child while the child is in a residential program in the community or not physically restrained, but under the supervision of the Department of Juvenile Justice.

Home Detention – custody of the child where the child is released to the parent or guardian.

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