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NCJ Number: 118725 Find in a Library
Title: Targeting Juvenile Gang Offenders for Community Service
Journal: Community Alternatives: International Journal of Family Care  Volume:1  Issue:1  Dated:(Spring 1989)  Pages:99-108
Author(s): M W Agopian
Date Published: 1989
Page Count: 10
Type: Program Description (Model)
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: Juveniles who have committed property-related or substance abuse offenses are often sentenced to community service as a condition of probation.
Abstract: This report reviews the law regarding community service for juveniles in California, discusses the philosophy of the project and its operation, and reports on the program's impact on its clients. It illustrates the utility of court mandated community service for juvenile gang offenders. 2 tables and 13 references. (Author abstract modified)
Main Term(s): Community service programs; Juvenile/Youth Gangs
Index Term(s): Juvenile offenders; Juvenile probation
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