Implementation of the Role of Social Research Report in the Juvenile Criminal Justice System


Children as members of the next generation need to be protected. In the juvenile justice system, children are entitled to legal protection, both in the context of their position as children in conflict with the law (i.e. as criminals) and as victims or witnesses of crime. The laws of the Juvenile Criminal Justice System have been arranged to require the judge to consider the Social Research Report (SRR) given by community advisors before the verdict. The purpose of the study is to explain the benefits of Social Research Reports for children in conflict with the law and the constraints faced in preparing them. The experiment was conducted using an empirical juridical approach by promoting the use of primary data and was supported by secondary data. Based on the results of data analysis, it can be concluded that SRR preparation is very beneficial for children in conflict with the law. It contains conditions that explain the relationship between the condition of the offender and the committed criminal act so that it can be the basis of consideration for law enforcement officers in making the best decision for the children.

Keywords: Social Research Report (SRR), Community Advisors (CA), children in conflict with the law

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