Reform Helps Ease Overcrowding
Jul 9, 2010, Loresha Wilson, The Shreveport Times
SHREVEPORT, La. — Caddo Juvenile Detention Center's small cell blocks are reserved mostly for teens charged with armed robbery, sex crimes and other violent felony offenses.
Despite a reported increase in younger, more violent criminals on the streets of Shreveport including two teen girls charged with the attempted murder of a 70-year-old youth center worker the facility houses fewer juveniles per day than it has in years.
In Caddo Juvenile Detention Center, the daily occupancy dropped…
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