All five of the Department's Regions experienced decreases in the number of detention admissions in 2010 compared to the number received in 2009. The Northeast Region experienced the biggest decrease.
The estimated average daily number of youth held in pre-trial detention in 2010 was 172, down from a 180 average in 2009. The data in Figure 2 below displays the numbers of youth held on a pre-trial basis on the first of each month in 2010.
Figure 2. Number of Pre-Trial Youth Held by DYS in 2010 by Month
This information is provided by the Department of Youth Services.