21727 Juvenile Justice

Find 21727 juvenile justice departments, or juvenile delinquency prevention offices. Juvenile justice departments provide information on juvenile delinquency and victimization, juvenile detention, juvenile rehabilitation, juvenile probation, juvenile corrections, and the juvenile court system.


Montgomery County Government Juvenile Justice 7300 Calhoun Place Derwood MD 20855 41.3 miles from 21727 240-777-1430


Maryland State Government Juvenile Justice 900 Walker Avenue Catonsville MD 21228 44.1 miles from 21727 410-455-7800

Baltimore City Juvenile Justice 300 North Gay Street Baltimore MD 21202 47.1 miles from 21727 443-263-2780

Georgetown University Center for Juvenile Justice 3300 Whitehaven Street Northwest Washington DC 20007 55.1 miles from 21727 202-687-4942

What is the definition of a Juvenile?

Most states define Juvenile as up to age 17. A small number of states use 15 or 16 years of age as the cutoff. Youthful offenders who meet the definition of Juvenile may be referred to the Juvenile Justice System instead of the normal criminal justice system.

Can children have legal representation in Juvenile Court?

Yes, youth should have legal representation. Moreover, all children that have been detained are entitled to have representation from a public defender for a detention hearing.

What are the parental responsibilities while a Juvenile is on probation or supervision?

Parents should consider attending any court proceedings with their children, maintaining contact with the probation officer, and cooperating with school officials in keeping their child on track academically. Other roles of parents include arranging for their child's transportation to counseling, community service, or other obligations, and ensuring their child completes court-ordered goals and sanctions within the established timeframes.