The Effects of Adolescent Development on Policing

CoverThe IACP has just released a new resource brief for law enforcement titled, The Effects of Adolescent Development on Policing, which was developed with support from the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice. The brief provides an overview of adolescent brain development, impact on youth/police communications, strategies to improve law enforcement interactions with youth, and tips to foster positive youth development.

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