Nearly 1 in 3 Young U.S. Adults Have Arrest Records: Study

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Nearly 1 in 3 Young U.S. Adults Have Arrest Records: Study
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Tue, 12-20-2011 - 8:14am

Wow-according to Health Day News:

By the time they're old enough to vote, roughly one in four Americans has had at least one criminal arrest.

By age 23, an estimated 33 percent -- and perhaps as many as 41 percent of young adults -- have been arrested at least once, excluding traffic violations. READ MORE

Any thoughts?

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That is so sad.

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I know. I was wondering that myself unless they think the Peds can work closer with parents on prevention.

Karla
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