Kojo and Tom Sherwood chat with D.C Council Chairman Phil Mendelson and Fairfax County Supervisor John Cook.
The District’s getting mixed messages this summer about its efforts to combat juvenile crime. A new report by a court-appointed monitor credits the city’s Department of Youth Rehabilitation Services (DYRS) with a “remarkable” turnaround in how it educates youths in detention. But high-profile crimes continue to fuel public anger towards DYRS and broader reforms. We examine the stakes, and explore why a 25-year old court case still influences the process.
- Marc Schindler Interim Director, Department of Youth Rehabilitation Services (DYRS), District of Columbia
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