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Advances in Juvenile Justice Reform: Law Enforcement
Law Enforcement: 2012
- Maryland — Police Must Notify Parents or Guardians When Youth are Arrested: Maryland law now requires a law enforcement officer who charges a youth with a criminal offense to make a reasonable attempt to notify the child’s parent or guardian. Similarly, a law enforcement officer or the officer’s designee who takes a youth into custody is required to make a reasonable attempt to notify the youth’s parent or guardian of the arrest within 48 hours of the arrest. H.B. 1138/Act No. 417, signed into law May 2, 2012; effective October 1, 2012.
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