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NCJ Number: 97994 Find in a Library
Title: Putting Children in Adult Jails Is Criminal
Corporate Author: National Institute of Justice (NIJ)
US Department of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
Date Published: Unknown
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice (NIJ)
Washington, DC 20531
Not Available Through National Institute of Justice/NCJRS Document Loan Program
Rockville, MD 20849
US Dept of Justice NIJ Pub
Washington, DC 20531
Sale Source: 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: This filmed public service announcement, presented in three lengths (1 minute, 30 seconds, and 10 seconds), alerts the public to the issue of placement of juveniles in adult correctional facilities.
Abstract: All versions of the announcements portray juveniles in cells with adults, and the narrator notes that juveniles who have committed minor offenses or no offenses at all are often incarcerated with hardened and violent criminals, even though this is illegal in most States. The aim of all three segments is to secure public participation in seeing that juveniles are not jailed with adults.
Index Term(s): Juvenile detention; Juveniles in adult facilities; Public education
Note: *This document is currently unavailable from NCJRS. 16 mm, 3 minutes in length, color.
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