Incarcerating Juveniles

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I do not think it’s a good idea to incarcerate juveniles because there is a large amount of evidence that shows the negative effects this has on the juvenile. This incarceration can stunt their growth not only physically but also mentally. There is also evidence that shows that incarcerating juveniles can cause them to become more criminal. However I also believe that it is important to create a safe community for everyone. In order to create a safe community it may be important and necessary to incarcerate some juveniles. I feel that the juveniles that need to be incarcerated are the most likely to reoffend or the juveniles who have committed serious crimes such as assault. I also think that incarcerating juveniles should be a last resort

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