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Henry Wade Juvenile Justice Center - 2600 Lone Star Drive, Dallas, TX 75212
Phone: (214) 698-2200

The Dallas County Juvenile Department believes that data driven decision making improves outcomes for justice involved youth. A skilled research team monitors, analyzes, and reports information regarding juvenile referrals and activity in Dallas County.

Data about juvenile delinquency in Dallas County is reported monthly to the Dallas County Juvenile Board in the Director’s Report. The Director’s Report is found in the juvenile board agenda each month. Data in the Director’s Report includes:

  • Formal referrals for the calendar year
  • Racial/ethnic and gender breakdown of formal referrals in the calendar year
  • Average daily populations in Dallas County Juvenile Department operated facilities and in residential contract placements
  • Average length of stay in Dallas County Juvenile Department operated facilities.

Additionally, the Dallas County Juvenile Department posts information annually regarding:

Researchers needing additional information other than what is listed above may submit a request to the Research Review Committee.