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Part of the River Valley Justice Center, this 102 bed Juvenile Detention Center is located in Joliet, Illinois.  Developed as a joint venture between Will and Kankakee Counties, RVDC is a temporary placement center for juveniles, between the ages of ten and seventeen, awaiting court decisions on their cases.  Only minors who have allegedly committed a delinquent offense may be detained.  To be detained, a juvenile must be:  

  

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A danger to the community or themselves

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Likely to flee the jurisdiction of the Court

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Have been taken into custody under a warrant

 

While in secure detention, juveniles participate in the Juvenile Education program as well as a wide variety of Programming conducted by both the Juvenile Detention Staff and Community Social Service Groups.

During the year 2013 the average daily population was   juveniles.  The Detention Center admitted a total of 698 juveniles, of which 519 were from Will County, 148 were from Kankakee County and 31 were from other Illinois Counties.

Of all 698 intakes 566 were males and 132 were females.  The average age of all intakes was sixteen.

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