FFLIC Pushes for smaller, regional detention facilities

FFLIC parent, Charmaine Washington, shares with WAFB why Jetson Center for Youth needed to be shut down. Her son was moved from a regional detention center to a larger prison like correctional treatment model at for Jetson for his non-violent offenses and was not able to earn his diploma.

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In 2009 the OJJ downsized Jetson Center for Youth, retain the name, and transform a portion of the property into a small, regional facility, which is making strides to function as a therapeutic model.

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