Archive for January, 2012

  • Last time I chewed through the door and escaped

    “I’ve been in the system since I was 12. The judge hates me and will never let me go...

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  • He wouldn’t think twice about hurting himself–or staff

    “I’m here because I hurt myself and they put me in confinement and observation.” -B.G. age 18, MacLaren Youth...

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  • Sometimes they take it out on the wall

    I got into a fight with a blood. I didn’t get hurt in the fight, but when they put...

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  • Dignity

      Pat down search at Miami-Dade Regional Detention Center in Miami, Florida

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  • Cutting remarks

      Trauma takes many forms. Responses may be seen in several manifestations. When a juvenile exhibits certain symptoms, they...

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  • “You need to throw some volts on that boy’s ass!”

    Nothing you do is gonna keep that kid off the corner. You’re gonna have to taser that boy. You...

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  • TRAUMA-TBI (Traumatic Brain Injury)

    I got 3 years YOS (Youth Offender System) and 6 years hanging. One count of vehicular homicide and 4...

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