Restorative Justice in the 21st Century

Active involvement in competency building activities

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Unformatted text preview: and restorative accountability objectives; on the contrary, achieving the latter goals should enhance public safety. Active involvement in competency building activities and in reparative processes also protect the public by structuring offender's time in productive activities while providing direct benefit to offenders and victims and helping to strengthen offenders' internal controls and community bonds. Implementing these practices and achieving these goals is much more difficult in secure residential settings. Thus, offenders who do not present objective risks to public safety should be kept in the community whenever possible, with increased resources invested in ensuring community safety. Preventive public safety objectives also include increasing the capacity of local neighborhoods to supervise youthful offenders and prevent delinquency while improving general feelings of safety and well being among citizens. Balanced and Restorative Justice for Juveniles 30 Priorities for Practice. While incarceration options Preventive and Diversion must be a part of any risk management strategy, a Options Within a Restorative Justice Balanced and Restorative perspectiv...
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This note was uploaded on 02/01/2011 for the course CRJU 4230 taught by Professor Derekallen during the Spring '10 term at Georgia State.

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