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NCJ Number: 30627 Find in a Library
Title: HANDLING THE JUVENILE OFFENDER
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: Woroner Films
United States of America
Date Published: 1975
Sponsoring Agency: MTI
Northbrook, IL 60062
Not Available Through National Institute of Justice/NCJRS Document Loan Program
Rockville, MD 20849
Woroner Films
North Miami, FL 33161
Sale Source: MTI
3710 Commercial Avenue
Northbrook, IL 60062
United States of America

Not Available Through National Institute of Justice/NCJRS Document Loan Program
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: INTENDED AS EDUCATIONAL AID FOR POLICE, SOCIAL WORKERS, AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE PERSONNEL, THIS FILM PROVIDES AN INTRODUCTORY OVERVIEW OF THE LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER'S PROBLEMS IN DEALING WITH THE INCREASING JUVENILE PROBLEM.
Abstract: THE FILM TRACES THE GRADUAL DISINTEGRATION OF BILLY DAVIS, A WHITE MIDDLE-CLASS JUVENILE, FROM HIS FIRST MINOR THEFT OF A MIRROR IN A JUNKYARD UNTIL HIS ATTEMPTED MURDER OF OFFICER MILLER SEVERAL YEARS LATER IN A DRUG RAID. A WIDE RANGE OF JUVENILE SITUATIONS, BOTH MINOR AND MAJOR, ARE PRESENTED. SEVERAL TYPES OF POLICE INVOLVEMENT WITH THE JUVENILE ARE PORTRAYED. THESE INCLUDE POLICE DIVERSION, POLICE INTERVENTION, AND ARREST. A PROFILE OF THE ACTIVITIES, INTERESTS, AND PROBLEMS OF TODAY'S YOUTH IS ALSO PROVIDED. (AUTHOR ABSTRACT MODIFIED)
Index Term(s): Adolescent attitudes; Arrest and apprehension; Audiovisual aids; Films; Juvenile justice system; Juvenile processing; Police diversion; Police juvenile relations
Note: 25 MINUTES, 16MM COLOR, 1975 RENTAL ALSO AVAILABLE
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