Elgin Peer Jury gives kids second chance

Janelle Walker, Elgin Courier-News

Peer Jury is designed to help keep students out of the juvenile justice system, said Elgin Police Detective Jamie Marabillas. She runs the program with Sgt. Gary Neal. They were able to restart the program last year, after a 2-1/2 year absence. Before that, Neal said, Elgin had a peer jury program for an estimated 20 years.

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