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Three strategies for supporting youth in the justice system (American Police Beat)

According to the Department of Justice, nearly 425,000 youth — kids under the age of 18 — are arrested each year. Approximately 48,000 are held in detention on any given day and 265,000 are on supervisory probation. That is a lot of kids in the system. And of these kids, according to the National Child Traumatic Stress Network, 90% have histories of trauma. Not only is this a staggering number, but it presents an extraordinary challenge.


Read more in our full article in American Police Beat.

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