NewsLocal News / February 12, 2020

Marion County Prosecutor Opposes Criminal Justice Proposal At Statehouse

Marion County Prosecutor Opposes Criminal Justice Proposal At StatehouseIndiana lawmakers are considering a measure that would allow children as young as 12 years old to be tried as an adult in the criminal justice system.Ryan Mears, Marion County Prosecutor, juvenile justice, criminal justice, 2020 legislative session2020-02-12T00:00:00-05:00
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Marion County Prosecutor Opposes Criminal Justice Proposal At Statehouse

Marion County Prosecutor Ryan Mears

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Indiana lawmakers are considering a measure that would allow children as young as 12 years old to be tried as an adult in the criminal justice system.   WFYI’s Jill Sheridan spoke with Marion County Prosecutor Ryan Mears, who has joined others in speaking out against the proposal.  He says it is at odds with the juvenile justice system.

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