Yes, this particular young man is a perfect example
The justice system needs another alternative for extremely young, potentially dangerous offenders
Other, please explain
Ive seen juvenile offenders bite mouthfulls of meat of female guards forearms because they got careless and reached in front of them. These arent lunatic insane mental cases...they are violent children. Ive seen one kid bash in another kids head with an XBox. and on and on. Not ALL...but enough. And pardon me for not being emotional and thinking we should 'just' sentence them as juveniles because they are young.
And of those, I suspect a tiny amount were under 14. Beyond that, a small percentage of juvenile offenders are sex offenders.The isolated juvenile sex offender population made up 1/3 of the population of the facilities I worked at.
Yeah. I worked with those kids in the communities, in their homes and schools, before they were incarcerated. In some cases, I recommended that they be incarcerated.The other two thirds were divided into court ordered O/A and juvenile incarceration. The ones that were there were in isolation because they were violent and dangerous to others.
Well, that's good. You'll be happy to learn that the recidivism rate of sex offenders is much lower than that of violent offenders.I disagree with its use...but that doesnt change the reality. Teach them 'what they are'. The recividism rate of violent juvenile offenders pretty much mirrors the adult population.
Proof?TYPICALLY they cant be rehabbed.
In point of fact, the majority of sex offenders are not rearrested.
I got a thanks because I spoke using data and evidence that I know how to handle, because I've worked in the field for almost 2 decades and I stay current on the research.But hey...you got a little 'thanks' pop from your buddy...so it wasnt a totaL failed effort.
If that were the case, we wouldn't be having this disagreement.
This is a lie. You know this.
I have 5 times as much experience as you do, purely on the basis of longevity.
I still provided evidence and research from the field to support my viewpoint that trying an 11-year-old as an adult is insanity. So should you.
Why is it different when kids do these things? Because they're kids who have had adults in their life fail them. There's a mitigation of culpability on that fact alone.
Well the law in this case is pretty clear in most states. Children can and are treated as adults depending on the circumstance, emotional makeup and the crime.
This is the reality of the situation.
Good thing for us the law is clear.
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