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Closing CT’s juvenile jail: Opportunities and obstacles ahead

The Connecticut Juvenile Training School in Middletown, a locked jail for young males that break the law.

With Connecticut’s controversial jail for young offenders slated to close within two-and-a-half years, state leaders have begun to contemplate what an alternative juvenile justice system should encompass. Continue Reading →

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Youth incarceration down; obstacles remain for some discharges

A bedroom in the intake area of the state-run jail for boys in Middletown

Changes in sentencing policies for young offenders mean fewer inmates than ever are living at the Connecticut Juvenile Training School, though several youths on any given day remain locked up because there is nowhere else for them to go. Continue Reading →

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