Learn about the Juvenile Justice System!
The Juvenile Justice Citizens’ Academy is designed to provide members of the community with the opportunity to gain specific knowledge about the workings of Pinellas County’s juvenile justice system.
Over the Academyls 8-week duration, participants will meet face-to-face with juvenile justice stakeholders and decision-makers.
Through tours, exercises, and seminars, participants will learn about the roles, services, and responsibilities of various stakeholders at all points in the Juvenile Justice process l from prevention to commitment.
The Juvenile Justice Citizensl Academy is intended to provide information and does not train or promote citizens to act in a law enforcement capacity.
Next Academy: TBD 2022
8 Sessions - Locations Vary
- Class Enrollment is limited.
- Applications are not being accepted at this time.
- Adult residents of Pinellas County are eligible to attend. Business leaders, civic representatives, as well as members of the community are encouraged to participate.
Participants in the Academy will:
- Learn about the Juvenile Justice system from prevention to commitment.
- Understand how citizens can become engaged in Juvenile Justice.
- Participate in dialogue with local elected officials and staff.
Fees and Attendance:
- The program is offered free of charge.
- Participants are required to attend 6 of the 8 sessions in order to graduate from this program.
For additional information, please contact Elle Piloseno with Pinellas County Justice Coordination at (727) 453-7441 or email@example.com
If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this program, you are entitled, at no cost, to the provision of certain assistance. If you need assistance, contact the Pinellas County Office of Human Rights at (727) 464-4062.