Prevention of Juvenile Delinquency

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Prevention of Juvenile Delinquency
Juvenile delinquency is a legal term that describes criminal acts performed by children and adolescents due to their behavior. The delinquent acts can range from crime to theft and can be caused cause due to social, economic and psychological factors surrounding their lives. Some of the behavior expressed by these children and adolescents also arise from rebelliousness and experimentation.
The purpose of this paper is to discuss the prevention of delinquency. In this paper, I will discuss the history of juvenile delinquency, statistics and the impact of juvenile delinquency in communities and the factors influencing the decline or increase in the rates. In order to prevent juvenile delinquency, many...
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