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Resource: Updated Model Indian Juvenile Code

Agencies & Departments : 
Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs

This resource (PDF, 3 pages) serves as a framework to help tribes interested in creating or enhancing their own codes that focus on juvenile justice. This model code encourages the use of alternatives to detention and confinement while focusing on community-based, multi-disciplinary responses to juvenile delinquency, truancy, and child-in-need services. Learn more (PDF, 3 pages).