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Unformatted text preview: ected to increase (see
Sidebar); in turn goals of safety, competency
development, and reparation/accountability are more
likely to be achieved. •
• • • Fear in the community often is based on
perceptions rather than actual risk. Greater
community involvement will dispel myths
and reduce unwarranted fear of juveniles
which isolates youth from conventional
In many cases the community is better able
to monitor offenders than juvenile justice
Increased community involvement will result
in greater community understanding and
stronger community support for the system.
accountability for delinquent behavior helps
affirm community norms for acceptable
awareness of the harm delinquency causes
to the community fabric as well as
understanding of the underlying problems
might be addressed through
Community involvement creates connections
in the community which can offer support to
juveniles that can continue after they leave
is essential f...
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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 University, Atlanta.
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