juvenile officer


Definition of juvenile officer

: a police officer charged with the detection, prosecution, and care of juvenile delinquents

Examples of juvenile officer in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Delao was hired in 2011 as a patrol officer, officials said, and has served within the department as an evidence technician, field training officer, juvenile officer, crisis intervention team officer and a firearms instructor. James T. Norman, chicagotribune.com, 16 Oct. 2021 His brother, 19, of Cleveland, was called in to take custody with information forward to the department’s juvenile officer, although the mother noted that the family was moving to Alabama later in the month. Thomas Jewell, cleveland, 20 Mar. 2021 The officer forwarded the case to the juvenile officer for review. John Benson, cleveland, 21 Oct. 2020 His mother was subsequently advised of the incident and the report was forwarded to the juvenile officer. cleveland, 9 Oct. 2020 The report was forwarded to the juvenile officer for potential charges. John Benson, cleveland, 7 Oct. 2020 The Police Department’s juvenile officer will continue to follow up with the student involved and the student’s family, Petrak said. Kimberly Fornek, chicagotribune.com, 12 Sep. 2019 The incident was forwarded to the juvenile officer. Andy Attina / Cleveland.com, cleveland.com, 4 Apr. 2018 The girls, 16, of Solon, and 17, of Garfield Heights, were referred to the juvenile officer for consideration of theft charges through juvenile court. Jeff Piorkowski/special To Cleveland.com, cleveland.com, 12 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of juvenile officer

1954, in the meaning defined above

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“Juvenile officer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/juvenile%20officer. Accessed 18 Jan. 2022.

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