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Are "scared straight" programs effective at reducing juvenile delinquency?
Information about the effectiveness of "scared straight" programs can be found in the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) article, Justice Department Discourages the Use of "Scared Straight" Programs. Further information can be found in the Campbell Collaboration report, "Scared Straight" and Other Juvenile Awareness Programs for Preventing Juvenile Delinquency.

Last Updated: November 17, 2011

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