A decision made by a judge to try a juvenile in adult court
The process of accusing the defendant of a crime.
Children in Need of Protection or Services These are children whose cases have been brought into juvenile court, usually by the social services agency, as the result of a dependency or neglect petition.
Facts or testimony not based on actual personal knowledge or observation, by which other non-substantiated facts can be reasonably inferred.
The legal action taken by the juvenile court when it has been determined by the court that the adjudicated juvenile should be placed in a state juvenile corrections facility operated under the jurisdiction of the Commissioner of Corrections. In doing so, the child’s custody is transferred to the Commissioner.
Court Services Tracking System (CSTS)
This database is used in nearly every county in Minnesota. This system tracks client data, client contacts, client tasks, and allows for supervisor reports. In the future, all counties will be linked through this system.
CriME is an enterprise architecture that puts in place a statewide framework of people, processes, data, standards, and technology focused on providing accurate and comprehensive data to the criminal justice community in the State of Minnesota. It provides the means to put “the right data in the hands of the right people at the right time and in the right place”. http://www.crimnet.state.mn.us
Glossary terms provided by the following: The Manual for School Social Work Practices in Minnesota produced by the Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) in partnership with the Minnesota School Social Worker Association (MSSWA), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services – Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration National Mental Health Information Center, Center fro Mental Health Services, Hennepin County Community Corrections, Brown County Probation and Minnesota Judicial Branch.