How juvenile offenders end up in detention or stay in the community
CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) -
When some people think of juvenile justice, they think of a revolving door that allows kids to stay in the community after they've been arrested for breaking the law,
"The juveniles are not being held accountable for their crimes is a major issue in Mecklenburg County," said Marcus Philemon of CharMeck Court Watch.
But juvenile advocates say there's a system in place that holds kids accountable for their actions while getting help they need.