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Youth

Computers in Juvenile cells

Computers in Juvenile Cells
The lack of access to technology for juveniles in detention centres has been said to be a “significant shortfall” in relation to prisoner education. While all jurisdictions officially mention the importance of education for youth offenders in detention, no…

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The Juvenile Justice System

The Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) manages young offenders by means of supervision within the community or within Juvenile Justice Centres under remand or control (sentenced) orders. Under the Children's (Criminal Proceedings) Act 1987 and associated legislation, young offenders are defined as…

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Beyond Bars - Youth Crime

Are young people becoming more dangerous?
There has been no significant increase in juvenile crime over the past 2 years and serious juvenile crime appears to be decreasing.  Although it is difficult to draw conclusions based on short term crime statistics (see crime statistics fact sheet)…

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Juvenile Justice Resources

Valuable NSW Research Publications and Resources

The following is a listing of resources that are very well researched and go beyond the hype given in most publications dealing with youth crime and violence. Whilst they may not be applicable in your geographic location they could probably give a…

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