The Resource Director's Office correspondence and subject files

Director's Office correspondence and subject files

Label
Director's Office correspondence and subject files, 1999-2003
Title
Director's Office correspondence and subject files
Inclusive dates
1999-2003
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Contains correspondence and subject files belonging to Carl R. Peed, acting director David W. Marsden, and Jerrauld C. Jones between 1999 and 2003. Includes both incoming and outgoing correspondence from these directors regarding personnel issues, juvenile offenders, legislation, the Virginia Wilderness Program, the Early Incentive Release Program, budget cuts, juvenile correction centers, special events, Prison Rape Elimation Act (2003), briefings, ethics, drug treatment courts, post-disposition detention, chaplain services, grants, Youth Industries, Transitional Opportunities Pogram, and substance abuse
Note
Agency history record describes the history and functions of the Virginia Dept. of Juvenile Justice. (Search Virginia Dept. of Juvenile Justice as author).
Member of
Action
  • Accessioned
  • Described
Biographical or historical data
  • The Dept. of Juvenile Justice was created as the Dept. of Youth and Family Services on 1 July 1990 (Code of Virginia 66-1). Previously, the department operated as the Division of Youth and Family Services within the Department of Corrections. The named changed to the Dept. of Juvenile Justice in 1996. The Dept. of Juvenile Justice is headed by a Director who answers to the Governor. The department also operates under the heading of the Secretary of Public Safety.
  • The mission of the Dept. of Juvenile Justice is to "protect the public through a balanced approach of accountability and comprehensive services that prevent and reduce delinquency through partnerships with families, schools, communities, law enforcement, and others, while providing opportunities for delinquent youth to become responsible and productive citizens."
  • The Dept. of Juvenile Justice operates the commonwealth's juvenile detention facilities, oversees delinquency, gang, and substance abuse programs, as well as group and transitional homes. Initiatives supported by the Dept. of Juvenile Justice include detention assessment and the Youth Assessment and Screening Instrument, the Detention Re-entry Project, the Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative, and the Ombudsman Program to assist families of incarcerated youth.
Cataloging source
VIC
Citation source
Salmon, John S., comp. A GUIDE TO STATE RECORDS IN THE ARCHIVES BRANCH OF THE VIRGINIA BRANCH OF THE VIRGINIA STATE LIBRARY AND ARCHIVES. Richmond: Virginia State Library, 1985
Label
Director's Office correspondence and subject files
Link
http://ead.lib.virginia.edu/vivaead/published/lva/vi01974.xml.frame
Note
  • Unprocessed
  • These records are part of the Dept. of Juvenile Justice record group (RG# 189)
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  • The Library of Virginia
Cumulative index finding aids
  • This content list was created by the agency or by an archivist based on a cursory review of the folder titles. Although attempts have been made to ensure accuracy, errors may still exist as this material has not been fully processed. The original arrangement has been maintained, the container listing is brief and simple, the records have not been re-foldered and fasteners have not been removed.
  • Inventory
  • Inventory
Extent
2
Governing access note
Privacy protected and other protected information is considered confidential and restricted from public access for 75 years. Protected information includes correspondence regarding juvenile offenders or personnel issues within the department. It may be necessary for an archivist to review any unprocessed, modern record collections (those collections less than 75 years old) that may contain confidential information before the records can be used by patrons for research purposes or before any copies of records can be made for patrons. If you are planning to use these records, please contact Archives Reference Services for more details before planning your research trip
Organization method
Organized into the following series: Director's Office correspondence and subject files, 1999-2003.
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
001628975
Terms governing use
There are no use restrictions.
Type of unit
cu. ft. (2 boxes)

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