Do you know what it costs to arrest a youth in your community? Do policymakers? Let NJJN’s Fiscal Policy Center help you, with our new step-by-step guide!
As states and local jurisdictions continue to tighten their belts, additional downsizing is inevitable. So it’s critical for advocates to be able to calculate how much it costs to process youth in the justice system. What are the numbers in your state?
Plus: Don't miss the second toolkit in this series, "How to Calculate the Average Costs of Detaining a Youth."
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