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File #: 21-2309    Version: 1 Name: Cook County Juvenile Temporary Detention Center Advisory Board End of Year 2020 Report
Type: Report Status: Filed
File created: 3/22/2021 In control: Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 4/15/2021 Final action: 4/15/2021
Title: REPORT Department: Cook County Justice Advisory Council Report Title: Cook County Juvenile Temporary Detention Center Advisory Board End of Year 2020 Report Report Period: 12/1/2019-11/30/2020 Summary: Pursuant to Cook County Ordinance Art VI. Div. 3. Sec. 2-511-520 the Cook County Juvenile Temporary Detention Center Advisory Board (hereinafter "Advisory Board") shall submit to the Executive Director of the Juvenile Temporary Detention Center (hereinafter "JTDC"), the Chief Judge of the Circuit Court of Cook County, the Board of Commissioners for Cook County, and the President of the Cook County Board of Commissioners an annual report containing public recommendations for actions which may be necessary in carrying out the mission, purpose and intent of the JTDC. The Advisory Board is charged with providing public recommendations on maximizing the use of current resources and on meeting the physical, social, and psychological needs of the population, as well as establishing p...
Indexes: (Inactive) ALI ABID, Acting Executive Director, Justice Advisory Council
Attachments: 1. JTDC Advisory Board 2020 EOY Report

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REPORT

 

Department:  Cook County Justice Advisory Council

 

Report Title:  Cook County Juvenile Temporary Detention Center Advisory Board End of Year 2020 Report

 

Report Period:  12/1/2019-11/30/2020

 

Summary:  Pursuant to Cook County Ordinance Art VI. Div. 3. Sec. 2-511-520 the Cook County Juvenile Temporary Detention Center Advisory Board (hereinafter “Advisory Board”) shall submit to the Executive Director of the Juvenile Temporary Detention Center (hereinafter “JTDC”), the Chief Judge of the Circuit Court of Cook County, the Board of Commissioners for Cook County, and the President of the Cook County Board of Commissioners an annual report containing public recommendations for actions which may be necessary in carrying out the mission, purpose and intent of the JTDC. The Advisory Board is charged with providing public recommendations on maximizing the use of current resources and on meeting the physical, social, and psychological needs of the population, as well as establishing public performance measures to track and measure the achievement of the JTDC’s mission.

 

This year the Advisory Board focused its activities on arranging for a hearing before the Cook County Board of Commissioners regarding the use of punitive room confinement at the JTDC; this subject was explored in the 2019 Annual Report of the Advisory Board. The hearing took place on December 16, 2020 before the Criminal Justice Committee of the Cook County Board of Commissioners.  

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