of Juvenile Detention In New York
In 1999, the
Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) commemorated its 20th
year of service. To mark the occasion, the Office of Public
Affairs researched the history of Juvenile Detention in
New York City. This research culminated in an exhibit unveiled
at John Jay College of the City of New York in June 2000.
DJJ has recreated this history as outlined below: