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    The Juvenile Justice Institute was established in 2002 and is a department under CPACS.

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The Juvenile Justice Institute Promotes Best Practices in Juvenile Justice

The Juvenile Justice Institute (JJI) provides technical assistance and completes policy and program evaluations for state and local agencies, as well as private organizations.


The JJI also partners with policymakers, practitioners and criminal justice faculty to explore the most effective and practical juvenile justice strategies and programs. The JJI encourages the development of future criminal justice professionals by providing university students with unique educational and research opportunities. Learn more about our current projects.