Juvenile Crime Prevention Council
N.C.G.S 147-33.48 through 147-33.55
Juvenile Crime Prevention Councils partner with N. C. Dept. of Juvenile Justice & Delinquency Prevention partner work to reduce and prevent juvenile crime. JCPC members recommend funding to local programs and services. The JCPC has the responsibility to establish the needs of juveniles who are at risk delinquency, review resources to address those needs, prioritize community risk factors, determine services needed to address problems, evaluate program performance, increase public awareness, develop strategies to intervene, respond to and treat the needs of juveniles, provide funding through allocations for treatment, counseling or rehabilitation services.
3rd Monday of each month
Agricultural Building, 126 Alexander Drive, Lillington, NC
N. C. Statutes require the following members to be appointed: local school superintendent, a chief of police, local sheriff, district attorney, chief court counselor, director of area mental health, development disabilities and substance abuse authority, director of social services, county manager, substance abuse professional, member of the faith community, a county commissioner, a person under age 21, a juvenile defense attorney, chief district court judge, a member of the business community, local public health director, representative from United Way or non-profit, a representative of local parks and recreation, and up to seven members of the public.
Avis M. Smith