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7 hours of video released from inside CJTS and Pueblo Unit

A juvenile is restrained at the Connecticut Juvenile Training Center.

Under fire for what has been called improper restraint and seclusion of youths at state-run juvenile correctional facilities, the Department of Children and Families has released nearly seven hours of surveillance video in an effort to provide the public a more complete picture of its operations. Continue Reading →

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DCF commissioner tells legislators: Don’t close juvenile jails

DCF consultant Robert Kinscherff and Commissioner Joette Katz discuss the state's juvenile jails at a legislative forum Wednesday.

Under fire over questions about how youths are treated while incarcerated — and facing calls from advocates to close the state’s juvenile jails in Middletown — Department of Children and Families Commissioner Wednesday reaffirmed her commitment to keeping the locked facilities she runs open. Continue Reading →

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