A Look At Juvenile Probation

MEDFORD, Ore. – No major changes will be made at the juvenile center, even after three juveniles broke out from a second story window earlier this week. Three juveniles used a gym weight to bust out of a second story window and climb down the side of the building hanging on to bed sheets. The three … Continue reading »

Search for Juveniles Called Off

MEDFORD, Ore. —  Law enforcement officials are trying to figure out why three juveniles left the Jackson County Juvenile Detention Center through the window. Medford Police said it was originally thought the three juveniles escaped the facility, but have since learned they were part of a voluntary program. Police said the suspects broke a window and … Continue reading »

Budget Cuts Impact Juvenile Justice

By Steven Sandberg MEDFORD, Ore. — Some juvenile offenders from across county lines will now be held in Jackson County’s Juvenile Detention Facility. This comes as Josephine County’s facility was forced to close because of budget cuts. Josephine County’s Juvenile Facility closed exactly one week ago because of a multi-million dollar budget gap. But the … Continue reading »