Case Study: Charlie
Read the case study below and write a 4 page essay that addresses the questions that follow the case study.
You have been appointed three key roles in the juvenile justice system: Judge, Juvenile Police Officer, and Probation Officer.
Today in court this case was presented.
Charlie is a 10-year-old boy who has been charged with several counts of shoplifting at a local convenience store.
Charlie was caught by a juvenile police officer.
The total of his stolen items was over $100.
This is the first time he has been in juvenile court.
In juvenile court this case needs to be investigated further before assigning a disposition. To make the best decision for this child, the professionals involved must work together. Write a 4 page essay answering the following questions. Use APA references as needed in this process.
What are the roles of these three key players in the juvenile system?
How will they work together to ensure this child gets the best possible outcome?
Compare and contrast how these roles are similar and different in the juvenile process.
Determine a final outcome for the case based on the information you have gathered.