[HISTORY: Adopted by the Suffolk County Legislature 11-15-1977 by L.L. No. 42-1977 (Ch. 46 of the 1985 Code). Amendments noted where applicable. Uncodified sections of local laws amending these provisions are included at the end of this chapter.]
There is hereby created in the Department of Probation a Division of Detention Services. The Division of Detention Services shall operate any secure or nonsecure detention facilities and detention-related programs which shall be authorized by the County Legislature for the reception, temporary accommodation and care of alleged or adjudicated juvenile delinquents and persons in need of supervision held at the direction and order of the Family Court. Such secure and nonsecure facilities shall be administered in compliance with applicable state law.