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Juvenile Division

The Juvenile Division is responsible for the prosecution of offenders under the age of 17, who may be subject to the jurisdiction of the Family Division of the Wayne County Third Circuit Court.

SPECIALIZED PROGRAMS

TEEN COURT

This diversion program is for first-time teen offenders who have committed relatively minor crimes and who are willing to admit responsibility and be subject to a disposition by a peer jury. As of 2015, Teen Courts operate in six Detroit public high schools.


RIGHT trac

Right TRAC is a diversion program designed to identify "at-risk" youth charged with minor offenses that are motivated to Take Responsibility and Accept the Consequences of their delinquent conduct.

RESOURCES

OVERVIEW OF THE JUVENILE JUSTICE SYSTEM