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# Juvenile Diversion Programme

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Review of adult caution scheme after juvenile prosecution scandal
A review of the juvenile diversion programme found thousands of reported crimes were not prosecuted.
Three boys only cautioned after alleged sexual assault of girl outside local disco, Dáil hears
The incident was caught on CCTV and gardaí were called to the incident in 2016.
'Damaging' garda report to outline how young people who committed violent crimes went unpunished
An audit of 22,000 cases in the youth referral scheme was undertaken last year.
Senior gardaí summoned to HQ over non-prosecution of 13,000 juvenile offences
Thousands of young people went unpunished for their crimes.