Jail is Last Resort for Juvenile Justice in 2 AR Counties

Reporting by: Benjamin Hardy, Arkansas Nonprofit News Network

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (ANNN) - There's success to report for juvenile justice diversion programs in Benton and Washington counties.

In the two Northwest Arkansas counties, jailing youth is increasingly used as a last resort. 

Can the rest of the state follow suit?

Our content partner Arkansas Nonprofit News Network examines the issue in-depth.

Click here to read the full report.

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