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Last Updated: 3/4/2010
Budget Issue: Reducing juvenile ward and parolee populations.
Program: Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation
Finding or Recommendation: In order to achieve General Fund savings, the Legislature could the reduce ward and parolee populations at the Division of Juvenile Facilities (DJF) by (1) reducing admissions to DJF, (2) reducing the amount of time wards serve at DJF facilities, and (3) reducing parole caseloads and the number of parole violators returned to DJF.
Further Detail

We presented a handout on these issues at the March 4, 2010 hearing of the Senate Budget Subcommittee No. 4 on State Administration.