Teen Court Offers Hope and Hard Lessons

Wayne County gives teen offenders a second chance and tough love in the hands of their peers.

When a child in Wayne County commits a minor crime…the child and their parents are given a choice. They can go through the juvenile justice system…its courts and sentences…or they can choose to be judged by teen jurors in the county’s Teen Court program


  • Sascha Raiyn
    Sascha Raiyn is Education Reporter at 101.9 WDET. She is a native Detroiter who grew up listening to news and music programming on Detroit Public Radio.