Roanoke Times: Brown: To fix the juvenile justice system’s big problem, its time to think small

Last week, Virginia’s House Appropriations and Senate Finance committees gathered in Richmond to begin considering the governor’s proposed budget, including a $90.5-million plan to transform the Commonwealth’s juvenile justice system.

As legislators weigh the plan, they should be aware of the tremendous opportunity they have to improve public safety, maintain a balanced budget, and make juvenile justice more restorative for victims, juvenile offenders, and their families.

 

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