detention center





A detention center is a  facility where people (often juveniles) are held for a short period of time awaiting a court appearance of other legal action.

This term is often used synonymously with jail.  The term is especially popular with juvenile short-term detention facilities.

The term detention facility is also commonly used.


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Last Modified: 07/15/2018

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