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What are some juvenile detention facilities in West Virginia designed for drug abusers?
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What has the author Nicholas Arthur Reuterman written?
How old before you can legally go to jail?
If by "jail" you mean an institution that is used for keeping inmates confined - - there are juvenile "jails" usually called "juvenile detention facilities," juvenile halls," "juvenile homes,' etc. and depending on the offense minors of fairly young age can be sentenced there. To be placed in adult detention facilities, the individual usually must be at least 18 years of age.
Is juvenile hall a prison for teenagers?
Juvenile Hall is basically another term for a juvenile detention center. These places generally hold children until they are sentenced, after which they may serve a brief time in the facility or are transferred to other facilities similar to a prison for adults. A juvenile detention center is homologous to a jail, while other state facilities commonly known as reform schools for teens or other juvenile delinquents are homologous to prisons for adults.
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How many juvenile detention centers are in the UK?
What are juvenile detention centres like inside?
Asked in Children and the Law, Jail Incarceration
Do you have privacy in a juvenile detention center?
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What is the closest juvenile detention center to Syracuse New York?
Asked in Children and the Law
What is a juvenile detention?
A juvenile detention facility is where individuals sentenced to a jail or prison term in Juvenile court are placed until their sentence term is up or they reach a certain age (typically around 18 or 21) and must be transferred to an adult detention facility to finish the remainder of their sentence term.
What are juvenile detention centre punishments?
Juvenile Detention Centres Juvenile Detention Centers are prisons for children under the age of 18. If a child commits a crime worthy of incarceration, they go there until their sentence expires or they become 18, at which point they are transferred to a normal prison. There are different regulations regarding the running of juvenile detention centers, including the provision of education. There are a variety of other 'punishments' that people incarcerated there undergo, including the mundane such as cleaning work, as well as other activities depending on the detention center.
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What do kids do to get in juvenile detention center?
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How many teenagers are sent to prison each year?
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Is there such thing as a child prison?
Many countries have facilities to detain "young offenders". These are generally not called prisons but are given more pleasant sounding names like detention centres, juvenile hall, detention homes, secure detention and similar names. These may be more homey than prisons or may be reworked area in existing prisons In some countries whole families are arrested and put in prisons - spouses and children together with the criminals. In the case of illegal immigrants the parents and children will be held, sometimes for years in detention facilities. The age of criminal responsibility is a consideration for the treatment of children committing crimes. Among the owest in the world is America where children as young a 6 years can be held criminally responsible for there actions (in some states). This is more severe than most countries of the world.