Change Indicator

Youth remanded to juvenile detention for violent crime in Virgin Islands

Youth remanded to juvenile detention for violent crime

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Note: Non-consecutive years appear adjacent in the trend line
because one or more years have been deselected.

Definition and Source



Percent of youth residing in the Youth Rehabilitation Center (YRC) who were remanded for violent crimes.

The YRC (on St. Croix) is the only secured detention facility in the territory providing incarceration for pre-trial and adjudicated delinquents as well as adolescents legally transferred to adult status for committing serious felonies. The facility provides intake, social services, education, recreation, nutrition, health and mental health services, as well as all court-related and mandated services.

Data Source

V.I. Department of Human Services. Division of Children, Youth and Families.

Last Updated

December 2022