Juvenile Justice COVID-19 Report

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

05.08.2020

During the COVID crisis and beyond, the safety of detained and committed young people is one of CYFD’s utmost priorities. Through decades of juvenile justice reform New Mexico has reduced the juvenile justice population significantly over the past two decades. This document describes the reforms that have taken place that have led to limited populations, state run detention facility responses to the COVID crisis, and recommendations given to county run detention facilities.

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Contact: Charlie Moore-Pabst
Deputy Public Information Officer
Children, Youth and Families Department
charlie.moore-pabst@state.nm.us
505-470-3248

Juvenile Justice COVID-19 Report: PDF