How do I get my child put into Juvenile Detention?

We cannot place a child in detention at a parent's request unless the child is out on bond and the parent revokes the bond or if there is an active warrant on the child and the parent brings the child to detention or the child has been arrested for a crime.

on 11/16/2014
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