Are police cautions a soft option? Reoffending among juveniles cautioned or referred to court

During the 1990s, many jurisdictions introduced police cautions as an alternative to referral to court for juveniles committing comparatively minor offences. The policy was motivated by a concern that contact with the court system for such offenders might be criminogenic. In recent years, however, e...

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Main Author: Wang, Jia J.
Contributors: Weatherburn, Donald James
Format: Electronic Article
Published: 2019
In: The Australian and New Zealand journal of criminology
Year: 2019, Volume: 52, Issue: 3, Pages: 334-347
Online Access: Volltext (Resolving-System)
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