La. Among Leaders in Helping Juveniles
May 23, 2012, Mark Ballard, The Baton Rouge Advocate
Louisiana, which a short time ago was accused of running gladiator camps for young offenders, now is among the best states in the nation for setting up programs aimed at helping juveniles who find themselves in trouble with the law, according to a national survey.
Many states announce reform programs and start them, but the services are not widely used by the families and juveniles, usually as analternative to being incarcerated, said Peter Greenwood, of Agoura, Calif., who conducted the…
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