Detention of Juveniles
The juvenile statutes provide for release of a juvenile
pending trial to
his parents, guardian, custodian, or other responsible individual
magistrate determines, after a hearing at which the juvenile is
counsel, that detention is required to secure his timely appearance
appropriate court or to insure his safety or that of others. 18
A juvenile held in custody pending trial must be segregated
offenders and detainees. 18 U.S.C. § 5035. For juveniles in
custody, the United States Marshals Service will arrange for a
place to hold the
juvenile which is consistent with the statutory requirements.
Because that will
normally require use of contract facilities, the Marshals will
benefit by as much
advance notice as possible. In the event that issues arise which
have not been
solved at the local level the following contacts are available to
Kristine M. Marcy, Assistant Director for Prisoner Services, United
Marshals Service (703) 416-8900; James L. Beck, Assistant
of Prisons (202)307-3171; and Tom Roberts, TVCS, Criminal Division
or (202) 514-0849.
The juvenile statutes have their own speedy trial provision.
are held in custody pending trial must ordinarily have their
within 30 days. 18 U.S.C. § 5036.
[cited in USAM 9-8.150]