young offender institution

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young offender institution

a place of detention for persons under 21 years of age. The idea is to keep the younger offender away from the older and more experienced criminals in the adult prisons that would otherwise become ‘academies of crime’.
Collins Dictionary of Law © W.J. Stewart, 2006
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The old law, RA 9344, mandated authorities to commit youth offenders to a "Youth Detention Center" managed by accredited local government units (LGUs) and nongovernment organizations (NGOs).
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The teens are being prosecuted as adults but have been held in the John Serbu Youth Detention Center in Eugene because they are minors.
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The officials at the youth detention center do not carry guns.
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