What is juvenile detention?

Juvenile detention is a facility constructed to house underage arrestees or those convicted of state or federal crimes...

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What is juvenile detention?

Juvenile detention is a facility constructed to house underage arrestees or those convicted of state or federal crimes.

 

Juveniles are those who are under 18 years of age. For hundreds of never-before-seen photos taken by award winning photographer, Richard Ross, inside juvenile detention centers around the US, go here.

 

To find your juvenile detention facility and learn information about it, or to find out how to visit someone you know, begin your search here (however, there are often heavy restrictions. To get any information you may have to physically show up in person at the jail or detention facility):

 

 

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