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Title: Teen Survival Guide
Journal: Law and Order  Volume:40  Issue:12  Dated:(December 1992)  Pages:45-47
Author(s): C Dixon
Date Published: 1992
Page Count: 3
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Type: Survey
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: Santa Clarita, which contracts police services from the proactive and forward-looking Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, has published a compact and nonjudgmental booklet which provides information on issues of concern to teenagers.
Abstract: The "Teen Survival Guide" is written in a simple style and is designed to establish options and expand knowledge without fear of ridicule or punishment. Topics covered in a common sense approach include drug abuse, weapons laws, prostitution, gangs, and sexual abuse. The booklet provides 24-hour hotline numbers to call. Booklet chapters also contain information on getting a job, volunteer opportunities, and recreation. Community response to the booklet has been very positive.
Main Term(s): Juvenile delinquency prevention; Policing innovation
Index Term(s): California; Community involvement; Crisis intervention
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