Data Reveals Violence Among Youth Under 18 Has Not Spiked in the Pandemic

 
 

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Data Reveals Violence Among Youth Under 18 Has Not Spiked in the Pandemic

June 14, 2022 | by Richard MendelThe Sentencing Project

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Despite rhetoric from those who would like to turn back the clock on youth justice reform, a recent data review by The Sentencing Project shows that youth violence was flat or even declined during 2020. While the article’s author admits that public safety should be increased, starting with common sense gun legislation, returning to a more punitive youth justice system is not the answer. Read the full article, which includes a link to the data report, here.