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Wednesday, May 07, 2008

Some Juvenile Records Could be Opened By Louisiana Bill...

The criminal records of some juveniles could become public record under legislation passed by a Senate committee.

Jefferson Parish Sheriff Newell Norman said parents and school officials are often at a disadvantage, not knowing the history of juvenile delinquents in their neighborhoods and schools.

Norman told a Senate committee there is little that he, as the chief law enforcement officer in Jefferson Parish, is able to talk about publicly.

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