“Scared Straight” Continues to Get Serious Review by Criminal Justice Experts

Posted: February 2, 2011 in At-risk kids, Crime Prevention, Education, Juvenile Justice
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It’s good to see that juvenile and family court judges have spoken out about the “Scared Straight” approach to juvenile justice. They raise the same issue that so many of us have expressed: are kids really deterred from crime by the controlled, choreographed exposure to jail culture? Check out the judges’ statement.

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  1. […] This post was mentioned on Twitter by David Chura, brojoesfo. brojoesfo said: http://tinyurl.com/49d5g3m "Scared Straight" approach to prevention fails. Check out my brother's take on this phenom. […]

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