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Posted: January 21, 2018, 10:23 am

Juvenile Crime Prevention Council provides 2nd chance to underage delinquents
Hickory Daily Record
CATAWBA COUNTY — In an effort to combat the rate of delinquent juveniles who wind up in the justice system, the Juvenile Crime Prevention Council (JCPC) was formed approximately 20 years ago. The JCPC, an element of the Juvenile Community Program ...

Posted: January 21, 2018, 8:49 am

The Asian Age

Juvenile crimes continue unabated
The Asian Age
“Most juvenile pickpockets are under 14 and juvenile delinquency laws state that children of this age cannot be held accountable for their petty crimes. Even if the police nab them, they are taken to child welfare homes. After spending a few days in ...

Posted: January 21, 2018, 12:58 am

US Crime-Predicting Algorithm Is Actually Awful At Predicting Crime
The Daily Caller
A U.S. risk assessment tool used by states across the country to predict crime is actually no better at predicting crimes than an untrained human being, according to a Dartmouth College study released Thursday. The software, known as Correctional ...

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Posted: January 19, 2018, 4:31 pm

The Union-Recorder

Local teenager surrenders in crime spree case
The Union-Recorder
A 16-year-old Milledgeville teenager, charged with multiple crimes, including shooting at a man who spotted the teen and another individual breaking into a pickup truck parked at his residence, recently surrendered to authorities, The Union-Recorder ...

Posted: January 19, 2018, 12:39 pm

Davis Enterprise

Retiring judge pays tribute to Yolo's juvenile court system
Davis Enterprise
While juvenile confidentiality laws prohibit him from discussing any specific cases, Basha noted that he encountered a number of tough ones as a judge, involving allegations of sexual abuse, substance abuse, domestic violence, severe neglect and ...

Posted: January 18, 2018, 5:07 pm

We must act hotfoot before it's too late to stop juvenile crime
Afternoon Voice
In this fast-paced world, parents don't have time for their children; this is having a deep impact, considering teenage is the time when one is most vulnerable to waif. Feelings and compassion are slowly becoming archaic in the current social structure ...

Posted: January 18, 2018, 3:11 pm

Crime Report

Raise the Age, But By How Much?
Crime Report
This article delves into recent research on the deterrent impact of sanctions on juvenile offending, and discusses why both proponents and opponents must have a voice in the policy debate on juvenile crime. The data suggest that criminal activity among ...

Posted: January 18, 2018, 1:04 pm

The Tennessean

The time has come to reform juvenile justice in Tennessee
The Tennessean
Over the past decade, legislators and other officials from a growing number of states have set aside political differences to unite behind a common goal: steering youth away from delinquency toward a productive life path. Their teamwork is paying off ...

Posted: January 18, 2018, 12:00 pm

WNYC

Cuomo Seeks to Defund High-Profile Juvenile Justice Program
WNYC
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's administration wants to pull funding for a juvenile justice program started in 2013 with great fanfare. In the newly released 2019 budget proposal, state officials would zero out the $41 million that Albany has committed ...

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Posted: January 18, 2018, 11:47 am

WIRED

Crime-Predicting Algorithms May Not Fare Much Better Than Untrained Humans
WIRED
The American criminal justice system couldn't get much less fair. Across the country, some 1.5 million people are locked up in state and federal prisons. More than 600,000 people, the vast majority of whom have yet to be convicted of a crime, sit ...

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Posted: January 17, 2018, 7:19 pm