U.K. Company Helps Young Offenders

WARRINGTON, United Kingdom — British manufacturer Rixonway Kitchens has donated kitchen units to Thorn Cross Prison in Warrington to teach juvenile offenders new skills in a bid to reduce recidivism rates.

Programs Reduce Utah’s Youth Crime Rate

The juvenile crime rate in Utah has dropped from more than 6 percent to less than 1 percent over the last 20 years, and experts attribute the decline to the state’s approach to corrections and prevention.

London Mayor Encourages Employment for Former Offenders

London’s mayor, Boris Johnson, is urging construction bosses to employ juvenile ex-offenders for projects in the city.

Federal Funding Aimed at Oregon Youth Offenders

The State of Oregon recently received federal funding for a project aimed at stopping youth criminal offenders from reoffending.