NBC Evening News for Monday, Feb 25, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw
(Chino, California) Oxnard's approach to repeated juvenile offenders examined; films shown. Case of uniden. juvenile detailed as example [Maria CABRERA - notes efforts to raise nephew appropriately.] [Dist. attorney Michael BRADBURY - wants to halt revolving door justice.] [Ofc. of Juvenile Justice spokesperson Alfred REGNERY - explains federal government's financial backing of Oxnard experiment.] [Criminologist Jerome MILLER - considers rationale of Oxnard program nonsense.] Details of Oxnard program outlined. [Ofr. Dennis McMASTERS - thinks majority of offenders can be helped.] [Police spokesperson Steve RANIREZ - anticipates most juvenile repeat offenders becoming adult criminals.] [Police chief Robert OWENS - explains his priorities.] [Rape victim's MOTHER - doesn't care about saving daughter's attacker.] [Youth prison INMATE - describes criminal skills learned in prison.] [BRADBURY - hopes to protect public for limited period of time; explains.]
REPORTER: Bill Schechner