Department of Juvenile Corrections

  • Blogs

    January 14, 2014

    Jan Brewer's Office Explains How the New CPS Works

    Governor Jan Brewer said yesterday that she signed an executive order to get rid of Child Protective Services "as we know it."Today, Brewer's office released a document that attempts to explain why CPS 2.0 and the Division of Child Safety and Family Services are improvements over the previous CPS sy ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2014

    Jan Brewer "Abolishes CPS as We Know It"

    Governor Jan Brewer says she has signed an executive order that "abolishes [Child Protective Services] as we know it."Brewer made the announcement this afternoon, in her final state of the state speech.

  • News

    January 29, 2004

    Juvenile Offenses

    A federal investigation documents serious abuses at the Arizona Department of Juvenile Corrections

  • News

    October 23, 2003


    Arizona's prisons are packed. Building more would cost millions. Governor Janet Napolitano wants to lockup even more people. But others say it may be time to let a few out.

  • News

    May 16, 1996

    Locked in Masquerade

    The Department of Juvenile Corrections helped create an overcrowding crisis in state juvenile facilities--to the benefit of a private contractor that employs two former state officials

  • News

    April 11, 1996

    Worst Fest

    Trivial and meretricious bills crowd the Legislature's final days