Minors often end up in juvenile hall because police have no other way to protect them.
What does JH stand for?
JH stands for Juvenile Hall
This definition appears frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:
- Military and Government
- Organizations, NGOs, schools, universities, etc.
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We have 42 other meanings of JH in our Acronym Attic
- Joint Hypermobility
- Joseph Haydn (classical composer)
- Jour-Homme (French: man-Ddays)
- Journal of Hydrology
- Joyful Honda (store; various locations)
- Jubbada Hoose (postal region, Somalia)
- Jugendherberge (German: youth hostel)
- Junior High School
- Junior Hunter
- Just Hair (various locations)
- Juvenile Hemochromatosis
- Juvenile Hormone (insects)
- Jet Height/Left Ventricular Outflow Tract Height
- Just Here to Help
- Janus Homology Domain 7
- Jack Henry & Associates, Inc. (Monett, MO)
- James Hardie Australia Pty. Ltd. (construction)
- Japan Halal Association
- Japan Hockey Association
- Japan Holiness Association
Samples in periodicals archive:
Fire injures five at Juvenile Hall SYLMAR -- A teen was critically hurt and four staff members injured Saturday when a fire broke out at a juvenile detention center, officials said.
California law expressly requires that a juvenile hall not be 'treated as a penal institution' but rather be 'a safe and supportive homelike environment,'" states Richard Ulmer, a partner in the Silicon Valley office of Latham & Watkins.
The board, however, rejected funding for the project that activists found the most objectionable: a 210-bed juvenile hall in Alameda County.
GIVES TEENS NEW FOOTING IT IS A CRISP, clear winter afternoon and Ehud Krauss, dressed in sweats and cross-training shoes, is standing impatiently in front of the first of several locked metal security doors at the entrance to Juvenile Hall in San Jose, California.
In addition, Tops' equipment was integrated into the Juvenile Hall utilizing existing cameras and joystick controllers, eliminating the need for the installation of new cameras and controllers.
The teacher works for the county Office of Education, which operates schools at the county's three Juvenile Halls and 17 probation camps in partnership with the Probation Department.
In addition, CYWD operates an educational program in San Francisco's juvenile hall which is run entirely by formerly incarcerated young women.