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Youth Focused Policing (YFP) is a proactive intervention strategy to enable police to intervene with youth to reduce crime, victimization, long-term health and criminal justice costs and prolonged involvement in the criminal justice system.

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In The News

  • 10/1/2014 Law enforcement and school officials address school safety The IACP, in collaboration with the United States Attorney’s Office of the Southern District of Mississippi and the Mississippi Department of Education, held a "Partnerships for Safe Schools" training course on September 29 and October 1, 2014 in Biloxi, Mississippi. Course attendees included law enforcement and school officials, who worked together to improve their school safety plans and procedures.
  • 9/25/2014 Juvenile Safe Surrender gets underway at the Cuyahoga County Juvenile Court Cleveland, Ohio has established the Juvenile Safe Surrender program, which allows juvenile offenders with outstanding warrants to turn themselves in to law enforcement. If a juvenile participates in this program, they obtain free legal representation as well as favorable consideration when proceeding through the courts.