Although these factors may adversely affect juvenile behavior, serious and violent juvenile offenders tend to develop behavior problems--such as aggression, dishonesty, property offenses, and conflict with authority figures--from childhood to adolescence.
What does SVJ stand for?
SVJ stands for Serious and Violent Juvenile (criminal justice)
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We have 8 other meanings of SVJ in our Acronym Attic
- Secure Voice Interoperability System (Navy)
- Sun Valley Indian School (est. 1963; Arizona)
- Svenska Volvoklubbar I Samverkan (Swedish: Swedish Volvo Clubs in Collaboration; Sweden)
- Synthetic Vision Information System
- Stretched Visible and Infrared Spin Scan Radiometer
- Svenska Violinbyggare Italiensk Tradition (Swedish: Swedish Italian Tradition Violin Builder)
- Swami Vivekananda Institute of Technology (Hyderabad, India)
- Safety Valve Isolation Valve (subsea oil & gas)
- School Voor Journalistiek (Dutch: School of Journalism)
- Science & Vie Junior (French: Science and Life Junior; journal)
- Silicon Valley Judo (California)
- Smart Valley Japan
- South Valley Journal (news publication; Utah)
- Standing Vertical Jump (athletic training test)
- Stichting Vervolgingsslachtoffers Jappenkamp (Dutch: Foundation for Japanese Concentration Camp Victims; Netherlands)
- Sierra View Junior Academy (Exeter, CA)
- Sri Venkateshwara Junior College (India)
- St Vincent Jewelry Center (Los Angeles, California)
- Stochastic-Volatility Jump-Diffusion
- Silicon Valley Japanese Entrepreneur Network (California)
Samples in periodicals archive:
Criminal Court A key purpose of transfer laws is to enhance community protection against serious and violent juvenile offenders, but community protection actually may be reduced over the long term by transferring juveniles to criminal court.
OJJDP also released a publication that examines state laws targeting serious and violent juvenile crime.
THEMES AND TRENDS IN NEW LAWS TARGETING VIOLENT OR OTHER SERIOUS CRIMES BY JUVENILES Themes Trends Jurisdictional authority More serious and violent juvenile offenders are being removed from the juvenile justice system in favor of criminal court prosecution.
11) Mega change Researcher Patricia Torbet and her colleagues analyzed state legislative activity between 1991 and 1996 in a study entitled State Responses to Serious and Violent Juvenile Crime.
On the basis of its own state legislative priorities survey for 1995, the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) reported that the "redesign of juvenile justice systems [as defined by state legislatures] includes the attempt to separate status offenders and non-violent delinquent offenders from violent delinquent offenders, and to focus more on punishment and retribution for the most serious and violent juvenile offenders.
Comprehensive Strategy Serious and violent juvenile crime has increased dramatically over the past few years.