Juvenile Division

The Oklahoma County Juvenile Bureau is responsible for receiving, evaluating and determining appropriate action pertaining to persons under the age of 18, found within Oklahoma County and alleged to be delinquent or in need of supervision. Additionally, the Bureau carries out orders of the Juvenile Division of the District Court and serves all process regarding juvenile matters.

Safety


A commitment to public Safety, to providing a safe environment for youth and their families to receive services and care, and to provide a safe work environment for staff.

Optimizing Potential


Assisting youth to identify and utilize their strengths rather than only focusing on weaknesses. Assisting and guiding staff to fully develop their potential.

Accountability


Holding youth accountable for their behavior and at the same time, providing appropriate intervention to restore their ability to live in the community. Holding staff accountable to bureau goals and objectives in order to meet the needs of our community.

Relationships


Teaching youth how to relate effectively within their family and their community. Expecting staff to develop healthy relationships with youth, their families, their peers, and the community we serve, developing effective partnerships throughout the community.