SOUTHWEST RIVERSIDE COUNTY, CA — The Murrieta Police Department, in partnership with the Menifee Police Department and the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department-Southwest Station, announced the return of Southwest Valley Youth Court.
Youth Court is a diversion program for minors who are first-time offenders. Their cases are heard before a jury of their peers instead of in criminal court. The minor is represented by a volunteer teen attorney and is prosecuted by a second teen attorney.
“Youth Court programs strive to nurture a respect for the rule of law, help develop positive citizenship attitudes, encourage civic engagement, and promote educational success through a variety of service-learning opportunities, strategies, and activities,” according to authorities.
Juveniles can volunteer as youth jurors and youth attorneys; law enforcement Explorers can volunteer as bailiffs.
“Youth Court offers a powerful set of civic opportunities for the youth in our communities while receiving community service hours. Volunteer applications are being accepted for high schoolers living in the cities of Murrieta, Menifee, and Temecula,” according to authorities.
· Must be a current high school student in good academic standing
· Must abide by program rules
· Must complete an application and sign an “Oath of Confidentiality”
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If interested, contact Corporal Matt Mozingo ar 951-461-6375 or email email@example.com
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