ERIC Number: ED217347
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981-Jul-9
Reference Count: N/A
Violent Juvenile Crime. Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Juvenile Justice of the Committee on the Judiciary. United States Senate, Ninety-Seventh Congress, First Session on the Problem of Juvenile Crime. July 9, 1981.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on the Judiciary.
This record of the Senate Juvenile Justice Subcommittee hearing concerns the problem of violent juvenile crime. Opening statements by subcommittee members are followed by testimonies from three panels of witnesses. The first panel presents statements by the founder of the Guardian Angels, the director of the House of Umoga, a home for juvenile gang members in Philadelphia, and two juvenile offenders who live at the House of Umoga. Testimonies are reported from a second panel consisting of the acting director of the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, the program manager for violent offenders programs, a member of the National Advisory Committee Coordination, and the director of New Pride, a diversion program for multiple serious and violent juvenile offenders in Denver. The third panel statements are from Chicago's police chief, the chief probation officer of Mobile, Alabama, and an administrative judge for a family court division in Florida. The materials focus on the causes and influential factors in the development of juvenile crime, methods to intercept the juvenile crime cycle, and the functions and effectiveness of their testimonies along with additional statements in the appendix. (NRB)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Attribution Theory, Crime Prevention, Delinquency, Delinquency Prevention, Elementary Secondary Education, Hearings, Individual Needs, Juvenile Courts, Juvenile Gangs, Rehabilitation Programs, Violence, Youth Problems
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402.
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on the Judiciary.