Sinned as a kid? On record for life || In Israel, Juvenile police records prove hard to shake
Police accused of being rather trigger-happy to file charges against minors, and unlike diamonds, the record is forever.
Last year nine minors from a city in the south were taken to court. The charge? Jumping around in an elevator. We can understand that they were bothering the neighbors, but it’s hard to see that as a reason for opening a criminal file against 15-year-olds.