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BLADEN COUNTY JUVENILE CRIME PREVENTION COUNCIL
In North Carolina, if a youth is 15 years old or younger and commits a crime, his or her case will be brought to the attention of staff within the Juvenile Justice section of the N.C. Department of Public Safety, Division of Adult Correction and Juvenile Justice. The division focuses on juvenile justice issues and at-risk youth in the state. The Juvenile Justice Section is committed to the reduction and prevention of juvenile delinquency by effectively intervening, educating and treating youth in order to strengthen families and increase public safety. Juvenile Justice goals include:
• Fostering communities that are safe from juvenile crime.
• Collaborating with judges, district attorneys, law enforcement agencies, schools and other youth service providers to determine and provide the right program for each youth.
• Providing safe and secure housing for youth in care and to provide programming that teaches pro-social skills.
• Providing accurate assessment and effective treatment and education of youth.
• Preventing youth from initial or further involvement in the juvenile justice system through partnerships with local governments and communities.
The Bladen County JCPC consist of of five programs: Teen Court, Restitution & Community Services, Life Skills, Psychological Assessment, and Supportive Services for Students and Parents. Please see the other pages for more information about each program.
The Board meets every month except July and August at the Powell-Melvin Agricultural Center at 12 Noon. The meetings are open to the public, and all business is considered public information.
Meetings for 2016
February @ Bladen Smart Start
228-B West Broad Street
P.O. Box 2255
Elizabethtown, North Carolina 28337
June 2 @ 11 am (Banquet starts at 12)