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Kids, Cops & Confessions: Inside the Interrogation Room

In Indianapolis, a teenager was asked to explain his rights to an arresting officer. “I know my rights. I have the right to say whatever I want,” he replied. This misinterpretation of Miranda rights is not uncommon. According to Dr. Barry Feld,“Many juveniles – especially those 15

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Counting Kids: The Value of Data Collection for Policing Youth Effectively

Data, Data, Data! “If law enforcement expect the public to not only understand but support our efforts,” said Sergeant David Schwob of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department, “the more information we give out, the more they will understand and support what we do.” For the past five years,

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