Delaware, Madison Cos. Awarded Juvenile Program
by Sammy Edmonds
posted Jan 2 2014 11:35AM
Delaware and Madison Counties are among eleven counties that have been selected as expansion sites for a state-funded program aimed at helping juveniles in trouble with the law.
The Star Press reports the Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative has proven to reduce a county’s reliance on secure detention while reducing overall juvenile crime.
The counties learned this month of the award, and will join eight other Indiana counties who use the JDAI program.