"We need to make this an environment so that juveniles are turned from the life that got them here and so that they don't show up in our adult system."
Another change taking place is their approach to free time for juvenile detainees. In the past the teens where free to play. This is Judge John Phillips.
"Now we actually interject some community stake holders coming forward and providing counseling, mentoring, art work. Just different ways that the children can express themselves in a positive way and stay active, so they're less likely to commit incidents."
The report was a year in the making. It found no problems with abuse or neglect but lots of problems with staff. The board hopes to start correcting those problems ASAP.