Juvenile Justice Policy and Oversight Committee

PA 14-217, Section 79 , "An Act Implementing Provisions of the State Budget for the Fiscal Year June 20, 2015" created the Juvenile Justice Policy and Oversight Committee which was established to evaluate policies related to the Juvenile Justice system and the expansion of juvenile jurisdiction to include persons sixteen and seventeen years of age.

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The Checklist for Juvenile Justice Agency Leaders and Managers
This checklist will assist an agency in assessing how the current policy or program measures what research has shown to work to reduce recidivism as well as other improvements for youth in the juvenile justice system.

Closer to Home: An Analysis of the Sate and Local Impact of the Texas Juvenile Justice Reforms
This report covers the impact of the changes policymakers made between 2007 and 2011 to help reform the juvenile justice system.

Prosecutor Perspectives on Juvenile Justice
Interview of three elected prosecuting attorneys on their involvement with their states’ juvenile justice system.

Measuring and Using Juvenile Recidivism Data to Inform Policy, Practice, and Resource Allocation
Highlights the findings of a survey of all 50 states’ juvenile correctional agencies. The survey was to help understand how the states are currently tracking recidivism data for youth in the juvenile justice system.

Locked Out: Improving Educational and Vocational Outcomes for Incarcerated Youth
Results of a survey conducted at all state juvenile correctional agencies to find out about the delivery of educational services and the data of the collection of student outcome.

Reducing Recidivism and Improving Other Outcomes for Young Adults in the Juvenile and Adult Criminal Justice Systems
This report makes the distinction between young adult and younger/older adult and the specific needs of young adults.

Core Principles for Reducing Recidivism and Improving Other Outcomes for Youth in the Juvenile Justice System
Extensively looks at juvenile justice changes and how they are impacting youth today.

Contact

Juvenile Justice Policy and Oversight Committee
  • Amanda Zabel, MS ‑ Appropriations Committee Clerk
    Legislative Aide to Rep. Toni Walker
  • Legislative Office Building, Room 2700
  • 300 Capitol Avenue
  • Hartford, CT 06106
  •    (860) 240‑0394
  •    (860)240‑0027
  •    Amanda Zabel

  • Erika Nowakowski ‑ Director Youth Justice Initiatives
  • Tow Youth Justice Institute
  • The University of New Haven
  • Henry C. Lee College of Criminal Justice and Forensic Sciences
  • 300 Boston Post Road
  • West Haven, CT. 06516
  •    Office: (203) 932‑1257
  •    Erika Nowakowski

  • Kitty Tyrol ‑ Director of Education and Training
  • Tow Youth Justice Institute
  • The University of New Haven
  • Henry C. Lee College of Criminal Justice and Forensic Sciences
  • 300 Boston Post Road
  • West Haven, CT. 06516
  •   Office: (203) 932‑1258
  •   Cell: (860) 874‑2545
  •    Kitty Tyrol
  
  Membership List

Meetings

  December 15, 2016  

  November 17, 2016  

  October 20, 2016  

  September 15, 2016  

  July 21, 2016  

  June 16, 2016  

  May 19, 2016  

  April 21, 2016  

  March 17, 2016  

  February 18, 2016  

  January 28, 2016  

  January 21, 2016  

  December 17, 2015  

  November 19, 2015  

  October 15, 2015  

  September 17, 2015  

  August 21, 2015  

  August 21, 2015  

  July 16, 2015  

  June 18, 2015  

  April 16, 2015  

  March 19, 2015  

  February 11, 2015  

  January 15, 2015  

  December 11, 2014  

  November 13, 2014  

  October 16, 2014