Youth in juvenile detention by offender status in the Virgin Islands

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Youth in juvenile detention by offender status

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Definitions: Percent of youth residing in the Youth Rehabilitation Center who are either first-time offenders or repeat offenders.

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.