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Youth Justice

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How are we helping young people to avoid radicalisation?  Task

Radicalisation is the process by which a person becomes supportive of terrorism and forms of extremism which results in terrorism.  


How are we supporting children and young people at risk of, or involved in, gang violence?  Task

A gang can mean different things in different situations. It isn’t illegal to be in a gang unless the gang is involved in illegal activity. There are different types of gangs you may have heard about.


What happens in a youth court?  Task

A youth court is a type of magistrates’ court for young people between 10 and 17 years of age. A magistrate is a volunteer from the local area who is trained to deal with less serious criminal cases.


When will a young person be given a custodial sentence?  Task

People under 18 get different sentences to adults depending on the crime committed. These include discharges, fines, referral orders, youth rehabilitation orders and custodial sentences.