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Journal 5 - Dr. Khondaker Juvenile Justice System Journal 5...

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Dr. Khondaker Juvenile Justice System Journal 5 1. Preventive detention occurs after the juvenile is taken by the police to the intake personnel. The intake personnel then review the case and decide if the juvenile should be taken to juvenile court. They often make the decision to release the juvenile back to their parents. Although sometimes, they may decide to keep the juvenile for their personal protection or for the protection of society. Another circumstance would be while the juvenile awaits their adjudicatory hearing. However, preventive detention results in multiple arguable questions. First, laws are not supposed to be put into action unless some obvious action has occurred that goes against the juvenile or criminal code. A juvenile cannot be put into detainment just on the assumption that they might commit an offense; it goes against the practice of the law. Secondly, the experience of the juvenile is known as disciplinary imprisonment, even though that is not what is meant. Lastly, “the propriety of incarceration before the determination of guilt and the
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This essay was uploaded on 04/11/2008 for the course CRJ 221 taught by Professor Khondaker during the Spring '08 term at Kutztown.

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