New data available on Zero Youth Detention Data Dashboard

We’ve added new data to the Zero Youth Detention Data Dashboard, which we launched last year to share regular data updates about the juvenile legal system in King County. In keeping with our guiding principle of transparency and accountability, this dashboard is a method for us to share progress on efforts to achieve the goalContinue reading New data available on Zero Youth Detention Data Dashboard

Katherine Hurley, a King County public defender, speaking with a client

King County Juvenile Court changes to cut detention bookings by as much as 250 a year

King County Superior Court is making changes this month that could reduce juvenile detention bookings by as much as 250 a year. The Court is doing that by making two significant changes to divert more youth away from detention and to continue a more than decade-long decline in the use of juvenile detention.Continue reading King County Juvenile Court changes to cut detention bookings by as much as 250 a year