OPM: Disproportionate Minority Conduct Office of Policy and Management OPM: Disproportionate Minority Conduct

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Nationally, minority youth are more likely to come into contact with the juvenile justice system and are treated more harshly there than their White peers. This is called Disproportionate Minority Contact, or DMC.

How do we ensure every child in Connecticut’s juvenile justice system gets fair and equal treatment?

We could talk about how complicated it is …

or we could {Just Start} .

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The story of DMC

About {Just Start}

Video: DMC and Connecticut

Video: The Color of Justice

Color of Justice site on CTJJA.org

State Biennial Report on DMC

DMC studies

Effective Police Interactions with Youth Training

Police and Youth Grants

Tool for Programs and Facilities Serving Delinquents


Juvenile Justice & Youth Development

Office of Policy and Management
Criminal Justice Policy & Planning Division
Juvenile Justice & Youth Development
450 Capitol Avenue, Hartford, CT 06106-1379

(860) 418-6316

Content Last Modified on 11/8/2013 5:01:07 PM