Commissioner Hasan Davis http://wfpl.org en Juvenile Justice Commissioner Says Minor Offenses Shouldn't Lead to Incarceration http://wfpl.org/post/juvenile-justice-commissioner-says-minor-offenses-shouldnt-lead-incarceration <p></p><p>The state’s leading authority on juvenile justice says he would like to see status offenders kept out of incarceration facilities.</p><p>A status offense is something a youth gets in legal trouble for, but an adult wouldn’t. Common status offenses are running away from home or skipping school.</p><p>Department of Juvenile Justice Commissioner Hasan Davis says he believes status offenders shouldn’t be held in a detention center for minor offenses.</p> Mon, 08 Oct 2012 20:44:09 +0000 Kenny Colston 1935 at http://wfpl.org