juvenile officer

noun

Definition of juvenile officer 

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

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The incident was forwarded to the juvenile officer. Andy Attina / Cleveland.com, cleveland.com, "Boy, 16, tries to sell stolen guitar: Mayfield Heights Police Blotter," 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, "Witness points out drunk man walking to car, OVI arrest follows: Solon police blotter," 12 Apr. 2018 The Children's Division raised concerns about Adrian's case, but a Clinton County juvenile officer recommended in-home services. Allison Kite, kansascity, "'Horrific' abuse of KCK boy fed to pigs drives bill to improve Missouri child welfare | The Kansas City Star," 7 Apr. 2018 The incident was referred to the city's juvenile officer for possible charges. Bob Sandrick, cleveland.com, "Intoxicated woman arrested after refusing to leave hotel room; boy arrested for fighting outside Skateland: Brook Park police blotter," 6 Apr. 2018 Adkins has worked at the Northbrook Police Department since 1987, serving as a patrol officer and then moving though the ranks as criminal investigator, juvenile officer, sergeant, commander and deputy police chief, according to a news release. Alexandra Kukulka, chicagotribune.com, "Year in review: Glenbrook North hall monitor fired, new Maple School plans unfold," 26 Dec. 2017 Police identified the boy and referred him to juvenile officers. Jeff Piorkowski/special To Cleveland.com, cleveland.com, "Jail prisoner attempts suicide: Solon police blotter," 14 Dec. 2017

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1954, in the meaning defined above

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