“Juvenile Incarceration Changes: Solitary Confinement and Education,” WPBF 25 ABC
November 16, 2018
The first of its kind settlement in Palm Beach County is ending the practice of holding juveniles charged as adults in solitary confinement.
Reported by Terri Parker:
Police of the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office agreed to end the practice of putting juveniles in solitary. And Palm Beach County School Board will make sure that all jailed juveniles get the appropriate educational services.
Juveniles who are incarcerated will get their schooling outside of their cells.
Alternative behavior management policies will also be put into place.