Extreme deterrence is a measure taken on juveniles to show them life in prison by letting them spend a weekend in jail. Interestingly, the parents take their children voluntarily for reasons ranging from joining gangs to having bad grades. Even though the intentions of the program are reasonable, the methods are questionable. The predominantly black group of kids are treated aggressively and harshly, just like grown inmates. This seems like an excessive form of punishment, considering the kids are as young as eight. These actions could also have more negative effects on the kids than expected. Do you think this is appropriate?
Kids Behind Bars- Prison Camp for Children
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