Reforming DC’s Youth Incarceration System

Sunday, August 17th, 2008

Amidst the recent debate about the placement of arrested youth in the District of Columbia, the public has now weighed in. In a new Greenberg Quinlan Rosner Research poll of 820 registered voters in the District, 77 percent believe youth who are arrested and awaiting trial should be placed in a juvenile facility, not in the DC jail, an adult facility.