Juvenile Confinement Students Name Institutional Affiliation Date Juvenile Confinement What do you understand by the term ‘juvenile offenders’? How does the country handle them? According Mendel juvenile offenders refer the youths who commit serious and sometimes not very serious offenses. Juvenile offenders in the United States are punished through placement in large juvenile correctional institutions which are also referred to as training schools reformatory or youth correctional centers. Which group represents the maximum number of ‘juvenile offenders’? A crisis federal investigations as well as class action suits against these facilities. The consensus among policymakers has been a driving force to reduce the reliance on juvenile incarceration. What does the author think the local and state justice system should do in the future? The future of juvenile local and state correctional services is inclined to abandoning incarceration and embracing treatment and supervisory programs as well as sanctions that are humane and specific or unique to each offender. [...]
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