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What does JH stand for?

JH stands for Juvenile Hall

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Minors often end up in juvenile hall because police have no other way to protect them.
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.
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.
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.