Pennsylvania Juvenile Officers' Association



The purpose of this organization is to create better understanding and cooperation among the police departments throughout the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

 To present law enforcement goals, ideals and methods to Juvenile Probations Departments, Juvenile Court Systems, Schools (Public and Private), Private and Public agencies that provide services to juveniles.

To work towards the advancement of methods and standards in the treatment of juveniles.

To improve the welfare and climate of juveniles in the criminal justice system. To promote appropriate legislation.

To monitor court decisions and where appropriate, seek legislative or judicial means to further the goals of law enforcement, and to enhance public safety.

and to initiate and create programs in the field of delinquency prevention.