status offense http://wkms.org en Juvenile Justice Commissioner Says Minor Offenses Shouldn't Lead to Incarceration http://wkms.org/post/juvenile-justice-commissioner-says-minor-offenses-shouldnt-lead-incarceration <p><font size="2">The state'’s leading authority on juvenile justice says he would like to see status offenders kept out of incarceration facilities.<br><br> A status offense is something a youth gets in legal trouble for, but an adult wouldn'’t. Common status offenses are running away from home or skipping school.<font size="2"> </font></font> Mon, 08 Oct 2012 21:11:44 +0000 Kenny Colston (KPR) 22978 at http://wkms.org Juvenile Justice Commissioner Says Minor Offenses Shouldn't Lead to Incarceration