Respond to the following in a minimum of 175 words:
- What is the role of police in the juvenile justice system? What legal issues or other factors can influence the way that a police officer interacts with a juvenile? What laws or procedures specific to juveniles should an officer consider before deciding to take a juvenile into custody? How can police officers help prevent delinquent and criminal behavior by youths? How do you think juveniles are handled by police in your area?