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Criminal Justice Advisory Board
The Centre County Criminal Justice Advisory Board (CJAB) was created on June 8, 1999, by a joint resolution of the Centre County Board of Commissioners and the Centre County Board of Judges. The CJAB is composed of key stakeholders from the courts, county government, law enforcement, victim services, and various community agencies that are involved in the administration of justice within Centre County. The CJAB is advisory in nature, and makes recommendations to agencies, elected officials, and the courts on matters pertaining to juvenile and criminal justice operations.  The Centre County Criminal Justice Planning Department provides support services to the CJAB, and assists the chair and vice-chair in preparing meeting agendas and conducting meetings.

Mission Statement
The mission of the Criminal Justice Advisory Board is to provide an ongoing forum for communication and collaboration among key decision makers for the purposes of evaluating, analyzing, planning, and recommending action to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of the Criminal Justice System of Centre County.  -Adopted May 28, 1999

Meeting Schedule
CJAB meets on the last Friday (except for holidays) of January, February, March, April, May, June, July, September, October and November at 11:45 am.  CJAB meetings are held in the Community Room of the Centre County Correctional Facility, 700 Rishel Hill Road, Bellefonte, PA.  Meetings are open to the public.

 Administrator, Central Counties Youth Center
 Administrator, Office of MH/ID/EI and D&A
 Assistant Administrator for Drug & Alcohol
 Bail Agency / Center for Alternatives in Community Justice Representative
 CentrePeace Representative
 Chief Probation Officer
 Chief Public Defender
 Commissioners (3)
 County Administrator
 Court Administrator
 Director, 911 / Emergency Communications
 Director, Children & Youth Services 
 Director, Criminal Justice Planning
 District Attorney
 Judge of the Court of Common Pleas
 Magisterial District Judge Representative
 Warden, Centre County Correctional Facility
 Women's Resource Center Representative