Strategic Goal: Utilize data and research to better understand the presence of disparity and create interventions to reduce such disparity.

Oversight Requirements & Progress

The JJOC is committed to evaluating policy effects on racial and ethnic disparity in the system.

1. Identify Presence of Disparity

Analyze points of disparity and work with system stakeholders in addressing such disparity.

Progress Summary

Staff from CCJJ and JJOC have partnered with the Juvenile Court to identify presence of disparity in the juvenile justice system by utilizing descriptive measures such as the Relative Rate index (RRI).

Tactical Plan

  • Continue to work with the Juvenile Court on identifying points of disparity.
  • Continue to work with the RED Advisory Committee in reduction efforts.
  • Support other system stakeholders on reduction efforts.