HOME & LIVING
A reset of how police interrogate children and extract incriminating statements from children is long overdue; safeguards must be put in place to ensure understanding of what's at stake and limit coercion. Brendan was alone in that interrogation room - without a parent, and more importantly, without proper legal counsel.
If we don't incarcerate young people in conflict with the law, what do we do with them? The answer is simple: We care for and invest in our young people; resource families and communities to safely hold youth accountable; invest in each young person's success, and; address the root causes of youth crime in the communities where the youth live, all in the context of their homes and neighborhoods.
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