Washington State has agreed to three new measures to evaluate the state's success in preventing runaways and shortening the time youth in custody of the Department of Children, Youth, and Families (DCYF) are missing. The measures set goals for addressing the needs of youth who run away from a foster care placement one time, those who run away more than once, and will focus on the length of time a youth is missing from care. The state seeks to avoid placing youth in detention centers if their only offense was running away from a foster care placement. Each year . . .