Other essential aspects for defining a “gang” are flashing hand signs, identifying by specific colors or gang emblems and using a juvenile delinquency refers to of violations ranging from minor offenses, communities and society have to deal with underage drinking accidents, vehicle theft, smoking, reckless driving, assault, vandalism, and prank calls. Some of the causes and conditions of delinquency are obvious: poverty, drugs, gangs, abuse and neglect. We are confronted by a society that is becoming more complex, more mobile and more dysfunctional. Such as, teen pregnancy, suicide, smoking and running away. Americanbar.org There are many reasons kids go down the wrong path.
Violence and crime in schools is threatening nowadays of the young people in Malaysia. Eventhough national efforts to restore a culture of learning and teaching, incidents of theft, burglary, vandalism, gangsterism, rape and even murder are reported on school grounds. Before we drive into the issue of gangsterism, let’s try to make a difference between gangs and gangsterisme. Gangs are not so bad but gangsterism absolutely is bad. According to Oxford dictionary, the term of ‘‘Gangsters’’ can be defined as – A member of group of violent criminals and Gangsterism can be described as the use of trikery associated with gangsters, as threatening or violence, in order to achive something.
A psychological approach towards juvenile delinquency and Benefits for law enforcement officers in using psychological perspective in the execution of their duties Introduction Juvenile delinquency is a rising problem all over the world. And also it can be the major problem which leads to future crimes in a country. According to the psychologists, each juvenile of both sexes, who engages in crime or displays a criminal behaviour, even if the juvenile is arrested or not, is defined as a juvenile delinquent. Hence, from the psychological point of view, a juvenile delinquent is the one who forcibly acquire someone’s property or engages in anti social activity which can harm someone’s life just for the intention of fun or for the intention of committing a crime for their own benefit. The issue of juvenile delinquency can be approached from a legal, sociological or a psychological point of view.
Differential Association is a theory developed by Edwin Sutherland which was created to explain reasons why people commit crimes. The theory claims that criminal behaviour is learned through process of communication with other persons. Reasons why they get involved in criminal activity. Emotional problems A study of a sample of 100 young people attending St. Vincent’s Trust found a complex picture of both emotional and family problems facing these young people. In their upbringing, they had experienced a variety of problems, for example; loss of a parent, child abuse, parental alcohol and drug misuse, drug abuse and frequent domestic violence.
In other words, self-motivated kids are benefited by a strict upbringing. Furthermore, independence is an important source of confidence. Confidence is crucial to a successful future. For example, Living The Bump expresses, “strict parents push their children to be better, so they develop confidence in themselves and their abilities” (Zagata). Setting limits and directing raucous kids improves their confidence and overall success.
The Bigger Picture of Juvenile Delinquency “I believe that the children are our future.” “Teach them well and let them lead the way,” these words are from a well-known song. However, are children really are future? Crimes done by juveniles are not new to our society. Since 1980, the population of delinquents had been doubled. The Council for the Welfare of Children (CWC) reported that form 1995 to 2000, more than 52,000 juveniles violate the law.
INTRODUCTION Delinquent and criminal behavior among young people, as they grow up from childhood to an adult in an increasingly complex and confusing world, is a serious issue worldwide. Youth nowadays, have many different opportunities—some beneficial and some potentially harmful. Quite often, they choose the illegal path and commit various offences, become addicted to drugs, and use violence against their peers. Statistics shows that in all part of the world, rate of youth crime rose in 1990 's. Youth who are at risk of becoming delinquent often face difficult circumstances.
Wright & Wright (1993), in their analysis of the literature found that children who engaged in delinquency were most likely to have criminal mothers or father. Children with both parents engaging in unlawful behavior were at even greater risk. Delinquent behavior was generally associated with the arrest of one or both parents and parental history of delinquency. The researchers also recognized this linkage to juvenile delinquency in Saint Lucia, especially in drug crimes, where juveniles brought before the courts for drug offences were most likely to have parents who engaged in drug use or who have been arrested for the same
Children involve in crimes and soon after such children apprehended by police officers as per law in India. Police officers register cases against children who make offenses of using forged or counterfeit currency/bank notes, grievous hurt, acid attack, attempt to acid attack, assault on women with intent to outrage her modesty, sexual harassment, assault on
There are some factors due to an existence of National Children Protection Policy. One of the factors to the enforcement of this policy is due to violence that is done to the children. As according to the statistic made by Fernandez (2008), the statistics on incest, rape and crimes against children are alarming. In 2007, according to police records, close to 3,500 children were raped or molested. A significant number of cases were related to incest.