If these kids were sentenced to an adult facility, what kind of people will they be when they come out? Because they will come out eventually, and you want them to be better not worse.
Probations, slaps on the wrists, scared straight, apology letters. Total waste of time and money.
Put the onus on parents from the get to to raise their kids right.
No kid is going to be a perfect angel. I was a hellion. But I knew when to pull back from going from raising hell, to crime.
Why? Because my parents raised me right.
Women (Nasty or otherwise) are going to be the reason that Donald Trump is NEVER President!
Did you listen to the interview with the father?
Somewhere through the ebonics came out. "its just the way it is".
Not, "my son is very sorry and my wife and I are sorry he did it too". "He has taken responsibilty for his actions and we extend our sympathies to the victim and his family". "I would like to also like to let the victims parents know that we are open to helping with any medical bills, co-pays and treatments their son needs during his recovery".
“The reasonable man adapts himself to the world: the unreasonable one persists to adapt the world to himself.
Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man.” ― George Bernard Shaw, Man and Superman