While the criminal and juvenile justice systems are similar, differences between the two do exist.
This three-part video package (Laws, Police, and the Public; The Role of Courts; and Corrections) provides an excellent overview of the juvenile justice system and explains its unique purpose in the overall criminal justice system.
Laws, Police and the Public – presents an overview of juvenile crime and the public’s perceptions about how to control it.
The Role of Courts – depicts the elements of a judicial process that juveniles will likely encounter.
Corrections – describes the range of disposition options for juveniles.
Includes a comprehensive leader’s guide. Viewing time: 60 minutes.