Wednesday, October 5, 2011

NY's ‘Lock ‘em Up’ Approach to Juvenile Justice Not Working

http://www.publicnewsservice.org/index.php?/content/article/22504-1

(Excerpt-PLEASE READ FULL ARTICLE)

Putting kids behind bars doesn't keep them from committing crimes later, according to a new report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation. It shows the practice doesn't provide public safety benefits, wastes taxpayer money, and exposes young people to violence and abuse.
http://www.aecf.org/OurWork/JuvenileJustice/JuvenileJusticeReport.aspx

No comments: