Juvenile Court

Responsibilities & Organization


Juvenile justice initiatives overseen by Shelby County Juvenile Court include:
  • Assessment screening for juveniles detained for serious offenses
  • Evaluation referrals for youth affected by mental health issues and substance abuse

Juvenile Court has eight courtrooms where juvenile and child support cases are heard.
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As part of the Court's agreement with The United States Department of Justice the Court, in conjunction with the Shelby County IT Department, has created a "Data Dashboard." The dashboard is designed to provide information about the Court's progress with the agreement with the DOJ.

JUVENILE COURT DATA DASHBOARD

 
LETTER TO CHAIRMAN VAN TURNER 10-22-18

LOCAL 24 NEWS - PLANNING FOR NEW JUVENILE JUSTICE FACILITY
 https://www.localmemphis.com/news/local-news/shelby-county-mayor-harris-wants-13-million-to-start-planning-for-new-juvenile-justice-facility/1694535424
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 For information on DOJ Compliance click on the Department of Justice Compliance Page link on the left of this page.

Additional Resources

JC Newsletter