Juvenile Justice System Enhancement Strategy

Balanced and Restorative Justice (BARJ)

  • According to the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency, Balanced and Restorative Justice (BARJ) serves as the foundation for the Juvenile Justice System in Pennsylvania, which directly supports the purpose/mission of the juvenile justice system.
    • Balanced and Restorative Justice includes:
      • Community protection
      • Accountability
      • Competency development 
      • Individualization

Pennsylvania BARJ Resources

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