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New Orleans Lowers Juvenile Crime

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New Orleans Lowers Juvenile Crime

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New Orleans Lowers Juvenile Crime

New Orleans Lowers Juvenile Crime

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Following Hurricane Katrina some in New Orleans saw the chance to reform the city's troubled juvenile justice system. It created a house arrest program, youth advocates, and mental health liaisons to meet the needs of children. David Bell, Chief Judge of Orleans Parish Juvenile Court, speaks with Renee Montagne.

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