Monday, December 12, 2011

Kentucky among nation's leaders in jailing children

http://www.courier-journal.com/article/20111211/NEWS01/312110023/Status-Offenders-Kentucky-among-nation-s-leaders-in-jailing-children?odyssey=tab%7Cmostpopular%7Ctext%7CFRONTPAGE

(Excerpt-PLEASE READ FULL ARTICLE)


There has to be a better alternative than locking a child behind a door to get their attention,” said Hasan Davis, Kentucky’s deputy director of juvenile justice, who believes that runaways and truants have no business being housed alongside youths charged with more serious offenses, such as drug crimes, murder or rape........

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