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Cases involving secure detention 2015 (ages 10-17) in Nevada

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“‘Detention’ refers to youth held in secure detention facilities at some point during court processing of delinquency cases- i.e., prior to disposition.  In some jurisdictions, the detention population may also include youth held in secure detention to await placement following a court disposition.  The purposed [sic] of DMC, detention may also include youth held in jails and lockups.  Detention should NOT include youth held in shelters, group homes, or other non-secure facilities.”

Data Source

Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Child Family Services, Juvenile Justice Programs Office.


Data for 2015 includes only students age 10 through 17.
Updated February 2017.

Last Updated

February 2017