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    Chapter 17B: Establishment of department; "the department" defined

      Section: 52:17B-171.14: Collection, use of data relative to incarceration of juveniles.

          18. a. The Juvenile Justice Commission shall establish a program to collect, record, and analyze data regarding juveniles who were sentenced to a term of incarceration. In furtherance of this program, the commission shall collect the following data:

(1) the offense for which the juvenile was incarcerated; the term of incarceration imposed on the juvenile, including a term of incarceration imposed for a violation of parole; the age, gender, race, and ethnicity of the juvenile; the county where the juvenile was adjudicated delinquent; the classification of the juvenile; and whether the juvenile was sentenced to an extended term of incarceration;

(2) aggregate data of incidents of violence, suicide, suicide attempts, hospitalizations, and any form of segregation or isolation of a juvenile for all facilities where juveniles are placed; and

(3) the amount of time remaining on each sentence of incarceration imposed on a juvenile whose parole was revoked; whether the violation that was the basis for the revocation was technical or based upon a new offense; the age, gender, race, and ethnicity of the juvenile; and the county where the juvenile's parole was revoked by the court.

b. The commission shall prepare and publish on its Internet website biennial reports summarizing the aggregated data collected, recorded, and analyzed pursuant to subsection a. of this section.

c. The commission shall publish on its Internet website the criteria that are used to determine whether a juvenile is granted parole. The commission also shall provide this information to every juvenile who is sentenced to a term of incarceration.

L.2019, c.363, s.18.

This section added to the Rutgers Database: 2020-02-10 13:09:27.

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