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Green Bay gets tough with young criminals

Police seek to limit truancy, reduce break-ins

7:07 AM, Jan. 21, 2013
After-school activities, such as those offered at the Boys & Girls Clubs in Green Bay, help young people fill their time in a positive manner.
After-school activities, such as those offered at the Boys & Girls Clubs in Green Bay, help young people fill their time in a positive manner.
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Green Bay police plan to crack down this year on students who routinely miss school or stay out past curfew in an effort to reduce burglaries and thefts from vehicles.

Police said young people commit many of those crimes during times when they should be in school or at home. The idea is that if officers limit truancy and curfew violations, they may see a measurable drop in those offenses, police Capt. Bill Bongle said.

"Many of these offenses are committed by young people who are truant from school. If you enforce truancy and get kids back in school where they belong, then you're going to have an ...

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