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Pa Commission on Crime and Delinquency

Added Jul 16, 2009

3101 North Front Street
Harrisburg, PA 17110

Phone (717) 705-0888

Fax (717) 772-0551

http://www.pccd.state.pa.us
mpenningto@state.pa.us

Mission: The Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency promotes a collaborative approach to enhance the quality of justice through guidance, leadership and resources by empowering citizens and communities and influencing state policy.

Vision: The Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency strives to be a state and national leader by providing innovative services and programs that promote justice for all citizens and communities of Pennsylvania.

Juvenile Justice: The Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency, through its Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) develops policy recommendations and oversees federal and state grant awards. These initiatives seek to improve the Commonwealth's juvenile justice system and prevent violence, delinquency, substance abuse and other related problem behaviors.

OJJDP also ensures that Pennsylvania complies with the Federal Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act.