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Guest commentary: Giving wayward youth a '2nd Chance'

10:48 PM, Oct. 10, 2013
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A 17-year-old boy walks into the back of a Green Bay convenience store. Never in trouble before, but prodded by a friend's dare, he breaks into a parked car and steals a cellphone and iPad. He is seen by someone who identifies him to the police. Currently under Wisconsin law, this misdemeanor could cause this first-time, non-violent youthful offender to be arrested and prosecuted as an adult - forcing him to carry all the burdens of a permanent adult record and the lifelong consequences such a record brings.

This scenario has an easy solution that would make the Badger State's communities safer ...

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