Assignment 2: Alternatives to Incarceration
Due Week 10 and worth 120 points
Recent study illustrates that nearly two (2) million juveniles are processed through juvenile courts across the United States each year. Depending on the nature of the crime, juveniles may face detention or incarceration if they are convicted. Given the fact that many courts are reluctant to incarcerate criminal offenders, judges often consider alternatives to incarceration. The driving force behind these alternatives is to save taxpayer money yet still demand offender accountability and impose sanctions for criminal behavior.
Use the Internet or Strayer databases to research the use of sanctions other than incarceration or detention for juvenile offenders.
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