CORRECTIVE SERVICES — JUVENILE DETAINEES

2121. Hon Alison Xamon to the minister representing the Minister for Emergency Services; Corrective Services:

I refer to young people in the youth justice system, and I ask what percentage of young people return to sentenced detention or adult sentenced custody within five years of being released from sentenced detention in Banksia Hill Detention Centre?

Hon Stephen Dawson replied:

81.72% of sentenced young people released from detention (including Banksia Hill Detention Centre, Hakea Juvenile Security and Rangeview Remand Centre) in 2012–2013 returned to either sentence detention or adult sentenced custody within five years.

 

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