The Factor has learned a juvenile detainee has been able to obtain a box cutter / knife inside a secured Harris County facility. We’ve confirmed it happened last week at the Harris County Youth Village facility in Seabrook. A spokesperson for the Harris County Juvenile Probation department confirms the incident. However, they would not elaborate except to say it’s being investigated. The Factor will keep you updated!
More about Youth Village:
The Harris County Youth Village (HCYV) is a lakefront campus located in the Clear Lake area that provides educational, medical and therapeutic services, as well as drug education therapy, for males 10 to 17 years of age. The total capacity of the Youth Village is 170, and in 2008, 644 youths resided there. The behavioral program of the Youth Village targets personal responsibility, appropriate expression of anger, positive decision-making, leadership and, ultimately, self-management of one’s own behavior. Student-led community governments meet weekly.