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Thursday, July 31, 2014
Juvenile Justice Services

The Department of Juvenile Justice Services is a comprehensive public service agency that performs more than the traditional Juvenile Court functions of probation and detention.  The department provides intervention services, guidance and control for youth ages 18 and under who are involved in delinquency and truancy. 

Vision

To achieve a safe community by promoting partnerships involving youth, families, the community and the Department of Juvenile Justice Services.
 
Mission
 
To promote the safety and restoration of the community; hold juvenile offenders accountable for their behavior; and assist offenders and families in recognizing their potential by providing meaningful treatment, services and programs.

 

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Assistant Director John Martin of Clark County Juvenile Justice Services talks about the more than 18,000 annual referrals the department processes and the services provided from clinical to mental health, therapy and counseling.