Research Reports

Policies and Procedures of the Illinois Juvenile Justice System

Published: August, 2010

Policies and Procedures of the Illinois Juvenile Justice System is a detailed step-by-step walkthrough of the different stages of the juvenile justice system in Illinois. This report covers what can happen at each stage of the system from initial arrest through incarceration and community supervision. Further, the report details diversion opportunities available at each stage and provides explanations of the different ways in which youth may be transferred to the adult criminal justice system.