"If I'm guilty of anything, it's showing off and wildly exaggerating on Twitter and I am very ashamed of myself." Her appointment has been condemned in the light of the publication of the tweets.
South Thanet Conservative MP Laura Sandys said on Twitter: "Paris Brown should step down as youth crime tsar for Kent …
The teenager, appointed to the £15,000-a-year role last week, posted the messages between the ages of 14 and 16 and has apologised for causing offence through what she described as her "use of inappropriate language".
Talking at a press conference today, she said it was "a very sad day".
She also faces a police investigation by her own employer, Kent police.
Mrs Barnes, 67, who is paying £5,000 of Brown's salary from her own pay, said she did not condone the nature of the tweets but asked for some perspective due to Brown's age.
Kent police and crime commissioner Ann Barnes has defended Miss Brown, stressing that her recruitment to the position – the first in the UK – was not a gimmick.
"We went through a perfectly normal recruitment process and we had her vetted by the force," she said.
"Nobody normally looks through anybody's Twitter feed – perhaps that's a lesson for the future.
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Gimmicks always backfire." Fellow Kent Tory MP Damian Collins also called for the teenager to go.