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PURPOSE
The purpose of the Fourth Judicial Circuit Juvenile Justice Council is as follows:



A. To provide a forum for the development of a community-based interagency assessment of the local juvenile justice system.



B. To develop a juvenile justice plan for the prevention and intervention of juvenile delinquency that addresses both circuit-wide and individual county issues and needs.



C. To make recommendations to the county boards and other local governing boards that would result in more effective utilization of existing community resources in dealing with juveniles who are found to be involved in crime, or who are truant or have been suspended or expelled from school and for improvements to the juvenile justice system of the Fourth Judicial Circuit.



D. To promote and effectuate cooperation and coordination between the juvenile court and agencies and departments involved in the juvenile justice system.



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