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Jeff Juvenile Services Director Named Champion of Change

Dec 10, 2010, Andrea Shaw, Times-Picayune

Jefferson Parish Juvenile Services director Roy Juncker has been named a "Champion for Change'' by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation for his work in seeking to reform the juvenile justice system. Juncker was one of seven people honored during an awards ceremony Tuesday in Washington, D.C. The former Westwego police chief has served as the parish's juvenile services director since 2001. He is chairman of the parish's Children & Youth Planning Board and is also the…

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Reform areas: Evidence-based practices

States: Louisiana