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Spray paint against rioters

by: Observer

24 October 2007 - An effective means to keep youth who make a nuisance of themselves, frequent offenders, truants, and criminals off the streets is to give the police the right to impose house arrests for a specific number of hours and days.

The best thing is to impose house arrests from 6 pm to 7 am as well as 24 hours per day during weekends, for a period of six months.

Parents are responsible for raising their children. Parents are also responsible for their observing the house arrest. If a child is detained on the street during house arrest, the length of the house arrest will be automatically doubled. The parents will have to pay a 100 euro fine per violation, to be deducted from their welfare or to be imposed by the Tax Administration. This will teach parents to meet their responsibility to society.

Motorists are fined if they speed or violate other rules. If children, for whom the parents are responsible, are detained because of a violation, they should be fined as well. In addition to the children’s name, their parents’ name should be on the fine as well. The parents will have to pay the fine.

Policemen should be equipped with a truncheon and spray paint. In a confrontation, riot youth will be marked by spraying paint on their clothes. The composition of the paint should be such as to make it impossible to remove it in a normal washing machine. If perpetrators have their clothes dry-cleaned, the police will be able to track them on the basis of a report from the dry-cleaner.

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