Police Work with Juveniles and the Administration of Juvenile Justice

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Thomas, 1970 - Family courts - 423 pages
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Text focuses on the significant, multifaceted role of the police as a dynamic component of the criminal and juvenile justice system. In the text, the approach to juvenile justice in the United States involves all components of the juvenile justice system -- community agencies, school, recreation and welfare agencies, clinics, families, employment agencies as well as the particular juveniles affected. In their systems-oriented method, the authors believe that success is achieved when all concerned work together, and throughout the text, the authors emphasize delinquency prevention with cooperative endeavors highlighting the principal programs discussed. Major suggested standards and recommendations of the national advisory commissions on criminal justice standards and goals are included. Typical topics covered include team policing models of organization, police responsibilities, diversion, vandalism, judicial procedures, juvenile records, and delinquency prevention.

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