Yesterday state and federal officials reached an agreement to limit physical force and significantly expand mental health services in NY’s juvenile justice system. Part of the agreement was a federal takeover of four prison facilities. Jeremy Travis, chair of the Task Force on Transforming Juvenile Justice and president of John Jay College of Criminal Justice, and Gladys Carrion, commissioner of New York State's Office of Children and Family Service's (OCFS), discuss the agreement.
Mayor Bloomberg is at the United Nations Climate Change Summit in Copenhagen today. Stephen Hammer, director of the Urban Energy Program at Columbia University's Center for Energy talks about the stakes for New York City. Plus, human behavior and climate change; OCSF Commissioner Gladys Carrión on juvenile justice; Senate majority ...
Gladys Carrión, New York State Office of Children and Family Services Commissioner, discusses a new federal report criticizing four New York juvenile detention centers for excessive use of force, and providing inadequate mental health care.
Is putting young offenders in jail always the best answer? New York State Office of Children & Family Services Commissioner Gladys Carrion talks about her attempts to reform the juvenile justice system to rely less on incarceration. Plus, bartering in a bad economy.