Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Ariz. AG Speaks on Teen Crime.(Metropolitan)

Byline: Journal Staff Report

Official: Family Should Be Involved

Arizona Attorney General Janet Napolitano said crimes committed by youths should be handled by including the whole family, rather than the juvenile alone.

"We all campaign on being tough on crime," Napolitano said. "We should campaign on being smart about crime."

Napolitano, formerly of Albuquerque, addressed a crowd at the New Mexico Council on Crime and Delinquency's 38th annual luncheon Friday at the Albuquerque Convention Center.

The council works on reducing crime and delinquency and on improving the criminal and juvenile justice systems in New Mexico.

Napolitano has served in the four-year AG post since January 1999. …

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