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The JJGPS adds a new topic concerning release decisionmaking from juvenile corrections or state-run placements for delinquent youth.

State policy differs for how decisions are made to release youth from secure placements or state commitments to juvenile corrections.  The JJGPS has added a new Release Decision topic to address the basics on where discretion is placed. 

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Juvenile Justice GPS (Geography, Policy, Practice, Statistics) is a project to develop a repository providing state policy makers and system stakeholders with a clear understanding of the juvenile justice landscape in the states.

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