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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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Acknowledgements: The authors thank Alan Markwart and Mark Gosse (Ministry of Children and Family Development) for their support with this project, and the Program Directors and Nurses at Prince George, Victoria, and Burnaby Youth Custody Centres for their assistance.
The ministry operates a total of three youth custody centres in B.C.--Prince George, Victoria and Burnaby.
A program in the United Kingdom at the Rochester Youth Custody Centre organized discussion meetings between young offenders and burglary victims (Launay, 1985; Launay & Murray, 1989), while Impact of Crime on Victims classes are regularly run for juvenile delinquents by the California Youth Authority (English & Crawford, 1989).
A prison officer found the poem while searching Nicky Jacobs's cell at a youth custody centre in 1988.
It has had several purposes over the years - serving as a detention centre, a youth custody centre and an open young offenders institution.
CAMPBELL RIVER -- B.C.'s Lakeview Youth Custody Centre will close this fall.
Maurice Travis is alleged to have killed Alan Averall, who was found collapsed at the Stoke Heath Youth Custody Centre near Market Drayton, North Shropshire, on Tuesday.
An 18-year-old appeared in court yesterday charged with the murder of a fellow inmate at a Midland youth custody centre.
Despite the complaints of children, no one thought the restraint holds being used in Britain's youth custody centres were dangerous.
Even the beloved Margaret Thatcher found out that having intensive youth custody centres did nothing other than produce fitter and more aggressive thugs.
Let's build more prisons, more youth custody centres with far more staff for close supervision at all times.

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