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Florida Legislators Pass Bill to Allow Surprise Inspections of Juvenile Lock-Ups - The Miami Herald

Last week, the Florida Legislature sent CS/HB 361: Persons Authorized to Visit Juvenile Justice Facilities to Governor Rick Scott for approval.  To increase executive, legislative, and judicial oversight, CS/HB 361 authorizes the Governor…
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How State Leaders Are Trying to Fix the Juvenile Car Theft Problem in Pinellas - The Tampa Bay Times

For the first time in years, the Florida Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) will convene a committee to reevaluate its Detention Risk Assessment Instrument. In addition, State Senator Jack Latvala (R-Clearwater) has proposed a bill that would…