Case Study Of Juvenile Justice

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Nicholas is from Chester, SC a small town in South Carolina where the population of the city is about 6,000 people. He has been in and out of the Department of Juvenile Justice since he was thirteen years old for small crimes. As he got older he continued his life of crime and has found himself in prison for strong arm robbery as well as breaking and entering in the third degree. Although, he started his life of crime as a juvenile his records were unable to be considered as part of his sentencing process when he became an adult offered. Now a lot of people in the community felt that because he was a known criminal all of his records should have been brought before the court but South Carolina as well as many other states will not let a juvenile …show more content…
He is now up for probation for the crime he committed this time. Rather than serve his entire time out in prison he has chosen to go before the probation board. Furthermore, he has to prove this time that he can stay on the right track and follow the rules of his probation. Therefore, he must check in with his probation officer once a week, take random drug test, get a legal job and provide a work schedule to his probation officer as well as take drug treatment classes. He must as complete four hundred hours of community serves in the communities that he has damaged over the years in order to build their trust by in him as a loyal and law abiding citizen. Furthermore, it is a known fact that a lot of people will not accept him back into the community with open arms but I feel by him doing all of the things listed above and with time he can become a new person as well as obey the …show more content…
Now the way all of this will be taken into account is by monitoring all of his activities to include work and unexpected visits to his home. All of these things will be document as soon as they happen in order to prevent any form of recidivism from happening with him. Furthermore, all of his fingerprint will be kept on file at our probation office to ensure he does not commit another crime. Therefore, this will allow us to make sure that his safety as well as the public safety is protected at all times. Furthermore, it will help control any form of criminal activities he may be planning because of a mandatory curfew of midnight during the unless working and midnight on the weekend that will be applied to his probation order. This will allow all of the necessary precaution to be in place for everyone’s safety. Although, it is a known fact that this may help stop any future crimes there is always a chance that he could still fall back into his criminal ways even if those precaution are in place. Therefore, we would have to ensure that all of the monitoring precautions are upheld to the standards that are provide to everyone and that everyone does their job to include the defendant in reassuring the citizens of our town that he is no longer a threat to our

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