The Atlantic 08-25-16

A skateboarder performs in a skate park. REUTERS/Dani Cardona

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‘Policing the Teenage Brain’

One organization’s approach focuses on the adults, not the kids.

Strategies for Youth has spent five years essentially going door to door to convince police officers they can dramatically lower the number of youth arrests, recidivism rates, and minor offenses that can lead young people to repeated encounters with the law.

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