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NCJ Number: 119874 Find in a Library
Title: Habitual Juvenile Offenders: Guidelines for Schools
Corporate Author: Public Admin Service
United States of America
Date Published: Unknown
Page Count: 29
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
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Document: PDF
Type: Guideline
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This pamphlet explains the role of schools in the Serious Habitual Offender Comprehensive Action Program (SHOCAP), an effort to help jurisdictions identify and appropriately respond to the serious habitual juvenile offender.
Abstract: SHOCAP is based on the premises and principles of the Integrated Criminal Apprehension Program (ICAP). SHOCAP can increase the quality and relevance of information provided to juvenile justice and criminal justice authorities and enables them to focus additional attention on juveniles who repeatedly commit serious crimes. Particular emphasis is placed on providing relevant and complete case information to result in more informed sentences. SHOCAP expands the interagency model established in 1983 to include more information sharing for use in planning, managing, and delivering services more effectively. Issues concerning school involvement in SHOCAP include the identification of proper school assignments for serious habitual offenders, sharing of information about disciplinary violations with other agencies, the separation of designated habituals by school assignment, and the development of procedures for notifying principals, teachers, and the public about the special needs of serious habitual offenders. Appended outline and sample individual educational program and address from which to obtain further information.
Main Term(s): School delinquency programs
Index Term(s): Confidential records access; Criminal history exchanges; Integrated Criminal Apprehension Program; Interagency cooperation; Juvenile recidivists
Note: Serious Habitual Offender Comprehensive Action Program (SHOCAP)
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