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Law enforcement leaders possess strong but untapped potential to improve their agencies’ response to juvenile justice, according to a report from the International Association of Chiefs of Police. The report sets forth recommendations for actions that law enforcement leaders can take in collaboration with partners at the local, state, and national levels to elevate the priority of preventing and addressing juvenile crime, and to responding to young people in more effective and developmentally appropriate ways.

Juvenile Justice, Justice, United States, Youth