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 The officer forwarded the case to the juvenile officer for review. John Benson, cleveland, "Auto parts store employee punches co-worker in the face: Seven Hills Police Blotter," 21 Oct. 2020 His mother was subsequently advised of the incident and the report was forwarded to the juvenile officer. cleveland, "Man’s hopes for new game system end in jail: Mayfield Heights Police Blotter," 9 Oct. 2020 The report was forwarded to the juvenile officer for potential charges. John Benson, cleveland, "Juvenile busted smoking marijuana in park: Seven Hills Police Blotter," 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, "Brookfield police say picture of gun sent from one Lyons Township High School student to another was not meant as a threat," 12 Sep. 2019 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

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First Known Use of juvenile officer

1954, in the meaning defined above

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14 Dec 2020

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“Juvenile officer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/juvenile%20officer. Accessed 21 Jan. 2021.

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