CM - Mobility
One of the realities of modern life is easy access to automobiles and other means of mobility, so that youth who reside in one community may, in fact, spend considerable time in other jurisdictions. While present in those other jurisdictions, it is possible that youth may commit delinquent behavior, resulting in their being arrested and, perhaps, processed further in a jurisdiction other than their own home area. When arrest statistics are compared to census statistics on juvenile population, which are based on the area of residence, the result may be that the rate of juvenile arrests in one area may appear either higher or lower than would be expected. Several forms of such mobility-related DMC have been observed.
Differential Opportunities for Prevention and Treatment
Justice by Geography
Legislation, Policies, and Legal Factors With Disproportionate Impact
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