Tulsa Area Community Intervention Center (CIC) Hosts Open House
TULSA, Okla. – The City of Tulsa and Youth Services of Tulsa held a ribbon cutting ceremony and news conference for the grand opening of the Tulsa Area Community Intervention Center today, May 27, 10 a.m. at the Tulsa Police Compstat Room. An open house followed. Tulsa Mayor Dewey Bartlett Jr., representatives from Youth Services of Tulsa, State of Oklahoma Office of Juvenile Affairs, Juvenile Bureau District Court and others were in attendance.
The Tulsa Area is designed to be a one-stop centralized intake, assessment and referral system for juveniles arrested by a law enforcement officer for misdemeanor and delinquent offenses in Tulsa County. The Tulsa Area will serve as a short-term reception facility that will hold juveniles up to 24-hours providing assessments and referrals to families, as well as, track trends in juvenile crime throughout Tulsa and the region. The Tulsa Area is the ninth community intervention center established in the State of Oklahoma.
The Tulsa Area will open its doors on Tuesday, June 1 with Youth Services of Tulsa managing the day to day operations. The Tulsa Area is a joint venture between the State of Oklahoma Office of Juvenile Affairs, the City of Tulsa and Youth Services of Tulsa. The center will be located at the former 911-Center at 6th and Denver open 24-hours a day, 7 days a week.