DRA Issues Statement: Governor’s Plan to Reform Juvenile Treatment Centers Long Overdue UPDATE: Arkansas Democrat Gazette Reports on Plan

UPDATE: The Arkansas Democrat Gazette reported November 17 on Governor Hutchinson’s plans for some of the state’s juvenile treatment centers in an article titled, “2 Youth Jails to Close as Arkansas Reworks Juvenile Justice System”.  To read the article, go to the link here:  https://www.arkansasonline.com/news/2018/nov/17/2-youth-jails-to-close-as-state-retools/?news-arkansas&fbclid=IwAR3gkH-tFzLEMY6EiXjWaTCpf6HBg0FpuJco92S1eicQV9p80GSvEvy5nG0#.W_MKbDx_W9I.facebook

2 youth jails to close as Arkansas reworks juvenile-justice system

 

Governor Hutchinson today announced the planned closure of the Dermott Juvenile Treatment Center and the combining of the Colt and Harrisburg Juvenile Treatment Centers.  Read Disability Rights Arkansas Executive Director Tom Masseau’s statement about this announcement:

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