The StrategyThe Draper Peer Court offers an alternative approach to juvenile justice in which youth referred for minor offenses are sentenced by a jury of their peers. Peer Court employs a restorative justice-based approach that applies the skills and abilities of Draper City juveniles to provide positive peer influence, to hold youth accountable for their actions, and to strengthen their ties to school and community. Discover how this program benefits the community.
About the Program
The Draper Peer Court is a prevention / intervention program utilized by the Draper City Police along with public and private school administration. The program has three components: 1) court hearings, 2) peer mentoring, and 3) peer mediation.
If you'd like to join, please complete the online Youth Volunteer Application.
The Draper Peer Court is a three-step program involving court hearings, peer mentoring, and mediation. The program is and does many things:
Offenses most commonly referred to the Draper Peer Court are: