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Juvenile Escapee Apprehended, Returned to Secure Custody

Thursday, December 27, 2012

The juvenile identified as first name, “James” last initial “N.” who escaped yesterday during a home visit in Hickory has been apprehended and returned to secure custody at the Division of Juvenile Justice's Stonewall Jackson Youth Development Center in Concord.

Juvenile Justice Intake Decision Critical Juncture for Delinquents

Friday, August 10, 2012

When young people are called to the office of Alison Uhlenberg, her goal is that she never sees them there again.

Uhlenberg is a juvenile court counselor who makes lifechanging decisions about how the state will respond to young people who have broken the law.

Detention Center: Safe for Youths, Too

Friday, July 13, 2012

Stanley Melvin, director of the Pitt Regional Juvenile Detention Center in Greenville, found a valuable mentor in his Goldsboro High school basketball coach in the early 1970s. The late Coach Norvell Lee helped Melvin learn that he has a heart for kids.

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