Public Safety And Foster Positive Youth

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INTRODUCTION In today’s society, the purpose of the juvenile justice system is to “attend to public safety and foster positive youth outcomes that are fair and equitable” (Juvenile Justice System, 2015). With that being said, as a group, we believe there can be necessary changes that can improve the system. We believe in the same approach of the juvenile justice system. The changes we would like to make are minor but are more effective for our youth. Our system is called From Flaws to Perfection because most youths have small flaws that can easily be fixed with the right help from the justice system. Our system started back in August 2013 but will not be available to our youth and parents until January 2016. We will introduce how our…show more content…
To be qualified for employment in our system you have to at least a Bachelors degree with the corresponding job that you would like to apply. The flow chart of authority starts from dean, supervisor, manager, and counselor. They are other positions available as well. The equipment and other miscellaneous things have been donated from companies all around our community, so we have been able to stay within our budget and open up other locations. FLAWS The purpose of writing this paper is to inform readers on juvenile delinquents and their abilities to make good decisions. Currently the age to sentence a minor to adult prison is 18 years of age. The current age to purchase alcohol is 21, The idea that a man turns into a full grown-up at age 21 goes back hundreds of years in English regular law; 21 was the age at which a man could, in addition to other things, vote and turn into a knight. Since a man was an official grown-up at age 21, it appeared well that they could drink then, as well. As stated earlier a man was considered an adult at age 21, so when we look at the juvenile justice system a juvenile is anyone under the age of 18. Under most laws, young people are recognized as adults at age 18. However, emerging science about brain development suggests that most people do not reach full maturity until the age 21. Why charge a minor as an adult at the age of 18 when they
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