Monthly Archives: June 2010

D.C. must be more careful placing juvenile offenders

The District needs to be more careful in placing violent youths back into the community to avoid situations where “some things fall through the cracks,” according to Attorney General Peter Nickles. Nickles, appearing on NewsChannel 8, said he has completed … Continue reading

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DC.Mother of slain D.C. teen asks mayor for answers on DYRS “supervised” youth

Washington PostĀ  By Colbert I. King. Saturday, June 26, 2010 Despite her quick smile, Nardyne Jefferies couldn’t mask the pain and anger written all over her face when we met at a Northeast eatery this week. Her 16-year-old daughter, Brishell, … Continue reading

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CA. Parents Banned From Kindergarten

Parents brawl at kindergarten graduation; officials lock down campus kindergarten graduation ceremony at a Victorville elementary school turned ugly Wednesday when several parents got into a fight, causing authorities to place the campus on lockdown. The incident occurred at Puesta … Continue reading

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NY: Nursery School Tackle What To Do With 4-year-old troublemakers

Parents Fight over best way to handle 4-year-olds-trouble makers in Nursery School By J. DAVID GOODMAN AND ANDY NEWMAN New York Times The school year for Old First Nursery School in Park Slope, Brooklyn, wraps up on Friday. And for … Continue reading

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Violence at D.C. youth center

It was predicted by experts that DC & MD juvenile and residential would lose control of their youth and the residential facilities would become increasingly and exponentially unsafe for staff and youth. While this outcome was predicted, we are truly … Continue reading

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NY. CSEA Calls For Secure Future For New York State Juvenile Justice System

Published Thursday, June 17, 2010 7:00 am by CSEA Statewide News (ALBANY) – The CSEA (Civil Service Employees Association) has presented a detailed and often-graphic account of deteriorating conditions in New York State-operated juvenile detention facilities under embattled Office of … Continue reading

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NY: Juvenile Justice Reform Needed at OCFS

In December 2006 the NYS Legislature was told that OCFS’ physical intervention policy was unsafe, in 2010, 2 staff fatalitiesĀ and several million in worker comp. claims later, they’re finally investigating State Senator George Maziarz and members of a Senate Republican … Continue reading

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GA. The School To Prison Pipeline Extends to Georgia as 13 Year Old Is Jailed for Mistakenly Bringing a Pocket Knife To School

Zero tolerance: Crime against children Would you want to be subjected to zero tolerance? Think about it. Any little mistake means automatic conviction, fine or jail time with no room for common sense. No, you wouldn’t want it, and you … Continue reading

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NC. Off Topic: What is With This Nation’s Legal System? Man Defends His Wife, Gets Sucker Punched and a Judge Charges Him With Assault.

Man Defends His Wife who was assaulted, gets sucker-punched and a Judge charges him with assault. Judge needs to read North Carolina’s self-defense law and the 5th and 14th Amendments of the Constitution. A person has a right to defend … Continue reading

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FL. Cops Break Up School Fights With Spray, Stun Gun

Teachers are told not to restrain, but law enforcement can use spray and tasers. ORANGE COUNTY — The Orange County School District is dealing with the fallout from two separate on-campus fights. Both fights happened Wednesday on the last day … Continue reading

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