Law Enforcement

For Law Enforcement

This page is an aid to help improve and facilitate the partnership and collaboration between JJYS and law enforcement agencies throughout the state.


Click below to submit a Juvenile Request for Detention form

Paper booking sheets will no longer be accepted after April 15, 2024.
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Click below to submit a Youth Services referral

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Locked Detention

Locked Detention provides short-term locked confinement for delinquent youths awaiting adjudication, placement, or serving a sentence as ordered by a Juvenile Court Judge. Youths participate in school, cognitive behavioral skill building groups, recreational activities and family visitation. JJYS operates 11 separate Locked Detention programs throughout the state. The Statewide Detention Admission Guidelines opens in a new tab provide an extensive list of offenses for which youth can be admitted to detention.

  • Youth charged with a felony
  • Youth charged with assaults against people (class A misdemeanor or higher)
  • Youth charged with weapons-related offenses
  • Youth charged with a DUI involving injury or with a passenger under age 16
  • Youth charged with leaving the scene of an accident with injury
  • Youth charged with sexual offenses
  • Youth with active warrants
  • Youth who run away from another state
  • Youth ages 10 - 11 charged with a violent felony