Razor wire surrounding the Palm Beach Youth Academy in West Palm Beach.
Razor wire surrounding the Palm Beach Youth Academy in West Palm Beach. Emily Michot emichot@miamiherald.com
Razor wire surrounding the Palm Beach Youth Academy in West Palm Beach. Emily Michot emichot@miamiherald.com

Juvenile justice chief defends agency, calling abuses ‘isolated events’

October 23, 2017 09:06 PM

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    State Sen. Perry Thurston Jr. and Gordon Weekes, who is in charge of the juvenile division of the Broward Public Defender’s Office, react to the conditions inside Broward Regional Juvenile Detention Center on Friday, Nov. 3, 2017.