Interstate Compacts on Juveniles and Children

ORS 417.855
Local high-risk juvenile crime prevention plan


Each board of county commissioners shall designate an agency or organization to serve as the lead planning organization to facilitate the creation of a partnership among state and local public and private entities in each county. The partnership shall include, but is not limited to, education representatives, public health representatives, local alcohol and drug planning committees, representatives of the court system, local mental health planning committees, city or municipal representatives and local public safety coordinating councils. The partnership shall develop a local high-risk juvenile crime prevention plan.


The local high-risk juvenile crime prevention plans shall use services and activities to meet the needs of a targeted population of youths who:


Have more than one of the following risk factors:


Antisocial behavior;


Poor family functioning or poor family support;


Failure in school;


Substance abuse problems; or


Negative peer association; and


Are clearly demonstrating at-risk behaviors that have come to the attention of government or community agencies, schools or law enforcement and will lead to imminent or increased involvement in the juvenile justice system.


(a) The Youth Development Council shall allocate funds available to support the local high-risk juvenile crime prevention plans to counties based on the youth population age 18 or younger in those counties.


The Youth Development Council shall award a minimum grant to small counties. The minimum grant level shall be determined by the council through a public process and reviewed by the council biennially. [1999 c.1053 §39; 2005 c.503 §10; 2012 c.37 §§55,96,110a]


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