Juvenile Justice

Support of an improved juvenile justice system.

The Oklahoma juvenile justice system should protect the basic constitutional rights of all parties; reduce recidivism among offenders; and be consistent in dealing with offenders.

The system of juvenile justice would be improved by:

  • The provision of community or regional based facilities, both temporary and permanent, separate from adult jails and institutions for serious offenders.

Approved by LWV of Oklahoma in 1994