This paper will also look at possible racial, gender, and other variations in the family structure-delinquency relationship. Social disorganization theories found that delinquents that commit crimes are results of social issues like their family make up, economic status, discipline, parental deviance, and also child abuse. The concept was designed as an explanation of crime, delinquency, and other social problems. Some consider family to as being the foundation of the human society. I can agree with this because how a person acts with juvenile or adult, it starts in the home.
C. Refer to juvenile court The police officer may also place the juvenile in custody and refer the case to juvenile court. When it reaches juvenile court , a prosecutor or juvenile court intake officer take over. The case could be dismissed. The court could also handle the matter informally , or file formal charges. D. Arrested Charges could be filed against the youth once it reaches juvenile court.
Mr. Governor of the State of Confusion This is a memo on if juvenile sex-offenders Should be treated as adults in the criminal justice system? In many states, youth sex offender statutes require youth to be tried and sentenced in the adult criminal justice system. Research shows the ineffectiveness of these approaches and that youth would be more appropriately served in the juvenile justice system. Here are some key facts about youth sex offenders.
Discuss the view that some people turn to crime because of their upbringing. Turning to crime by upbringing can be explained by the social, developmental and behaviourist approaches. It can be explained by developmental in Farringtons study of Disrupted Families. Farrington documented the start, duration and end of offending behaviour from childhood to adulthood in families of 411 boys aged 8 and 9. From Farringtons study they concluded that the most important risk factors are criminality in the family and poor child-rearing.
As teens in adult jail they are subjected to a lot of peer pressure. They are very influenced by adults. They are sometimes subjected to the violence, physical violence, and if they don’t give in to the pressure, they are extremely vulnerable to harm. Nearly 3000 children been sentenced to life in prison throughout the nation; yes I understand that some crimes are deserving of that type of penalty, but to sentence a child to that much time or to even lock them up with grown men that can really harm them; we should ask ourselves is it really
Some of our juveniles today are very misguided and are often following the wrong crowd. The parents of these juveniles feel that they have done all they can do for these children in trying to provide the best life for them but, as it will be seen in this paper it does not matter the type of background these juveniles come from peer- pressure is possibly the cause for some of the statistics that we see. Although There are many different theories about what influence juveniles to commit Delinquent acts the thing that influences juvenile the most is societies. The Reason for this is the fact that society labels an individual according to their upbringing, Their environment and their lack of education. The main purpose of the Juvenile justice system is to rehabilitate juveniles so that they can become a Contributing member of society and not another career criminal.
Glanced At Life should be valued because we only get to live it once. However, what we do with our lives is at our own discretion. Many people in their youth decide to live a life of misdeeds and become juvenile criminals. North America does have a Juvenile Justice Department, but some of these young offenders are waivered into the adults’ courts where juveniles can be subjected to any punishment available. In most juvenile homicide cases, they are automatically put into the adult justice system for committing the adult-like crime.
Social control, social learning, cognitive development, and sociocultural are the believed factors as to why children become delinquents and gang member. Surprisingly, all factors can offer their own support and findings as to why children are adhering to criminal behavior. Social control theory believes that children turn to negative behavior because they are unsuccessful in demonstrating social and or personal control over their behavior possibly, due to what they view as the norm, which is commonly taught by family or friends. Social learning is closely tied to social control theory by believing people tend to learn from others and their actions. These activities and messages serve as either direct models or reinforcement of behavior (Ngai, Cheung, & Ngai, 2007).
The juvenile was 14 years of age or older at the time of the commission of the alleged offense, has allegedly committed a felony, and has previously been subject to proceedings in district court as a result of a direct filing pursuant to section 19-2-517, C.R.S. or a transfer pursuant to section 19-2-518, C.R.S. If a district attorney believes direct file charges may be appropriate, he or she must first file a notice of consideration of direct file with the juvenile court and provide a copy to the juvenile or his or her counsel. The district attorney's decision must be guided by
Should Juvenile Offenders be Tried and Punished as Adults? Omar Firpi ENC 1102 Professor Simmons 6/10/2010 Period 3 Firpi 1 Should Juvenile Offenders be Tried and Punished as Adults? Children killing children is what this world has come too. It’s so sad when parents have to worry and wonder whether there child is safe, if their next door neighbor’s child is a killer. The fact that some crimes are committed by individuals who are not yet mature enough to vote, drive, or even drink should not be ignored.