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- Juvenile Services
The Early Assessment Specialist (EAS) provides a coordinated approach in assessing the risk and needs of youth who come into contact with the juvenile justice system for their first offense.
Comprehensive Juvenile Justice Services Plans
Various places in Nebraska state statute (Juvenile Services Act, LB640, LB193) require counties to develop a comprehensive juvenile services plan. View archived Lancaster County plans.
Failure to Appear
Failure to Appear (No Warrant Program) was designed to help aid the juvenile courts by contacting youth that have missed a first court appearance; however no warrant is filed against them.
Juvenile Diversion Services
Juvenile Diversion is an alternative to traditional justice proceedings for youth ages 11 to 17 who have committed certain types of legal violations. Our goal is to prevent crime by teaching youth the skills they need to become more productive citizens.
Juvenile Justice Reports & Data
View reports and data regarding the performance of the Lancaster County Juvenile Justice System.
Juvenile Justice System
Learn more about how the Lancaster County Juvenile Justice System operates.
Pre-Adjudication Community Services (PACS)
The Pre-Adjudication Community Service Program serves the Lancaster County Separate Juvenile Court, County and District court(s) to provide supervision for youth 12 to 17 years old that are pending adjudication or arraignment through court.
Runaway / Truant
If your child is frequently on run or out of control, you may wish to contact the County Attorney’s office to determine whether you wish to have an Ungovernable Petition filed in Juvenile Court.
Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative (JDAI)
The Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative (JDAI), a project of the Annie E. Casey Foundation, has demonstrated that jurisdictions can safely reduce the use of secure confinement without impacting public safety. JDAI is based on eight core strategies that address the reasons why youth are unnecessarily detained.