The alarming statistics that relate to youth violence are alarming and over whelming. Upon review of a study about youth violence, The Center for Disease Control (CDC) states that in 2007, 5764 young people aged 10-24 were murdered, that’s an average of 16 each day (CDC2010). With that said murder is the second leading cause of death for that age group. Other less severe crimes, but still inexcusable are also on the rise. Assaults committed by young people ages 10-24 were responsible for more than 656,000 injuries treated in an emergency room (CDC2010).
They also reflect how an individual is thinking, feeling, and functioning at the time that he or she takes the test. Questions range from traditional issues concerning intellect and emotional functioning that’s relevant to an offenders functioning while incarcerated, to psycho-legal issues such as insanity and competency. Problems that occur in correctional settings may occur in correctional settings may increase the need of a mentally disturbed person for mental health services. It’s important for staff to be able to recognize signs and symptoms and to use certain information to make appropriate referrals. Correctional staff plays an important role in the assessment of inmates and probationers by providing information for the mental health professional.
According to Schranz (2012),”In 2010, there were at least 49 successful hijackings with around 219 pirate attacks” (para 1). 2. The International Maritime Bureau reports that over 1,180 hostages were taken at sea during this period with 86% coming at the hands of Somali Pirates (Schranz, 2012, para 1). 3. Most hostages were held for ransom and released unharmed; but in 2010, at least 13 were injured and 8 were killed (Schranz, 2012, para 1) 4.
Irresponsible Sexual Behaviors in Teens Background Irresponsible sexual behavior in teens is a problem as evidenced by a 2011 survey done by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). During the survey it was found that, 47.4% of high school students reported having had sexual intercourse. Of those 47.4%, 33.7% had had sexual intercourse in the past 3 months, and, of these, approximately 40% did not use a condom and 76.7% of them did not utilize any type of oral or injectable birth control method. An alarming 15% reported having had four or more sexual partners. In 2009, in 40 states that reported to the CDC, 8,300 young people ages 13-24 reported having human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).
The day after her sale, the stock value fell dramatically (U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission). She was convicted of 4 felony counts; of those were obstructing justice and lying to investigators and she served her time of 5 months behind bars from October of 2004 to March of 2005 at Federal Prison Camp, Alderson (Federal Bureau of Prisons, 2004). Alderson happens to be the first federal prison for women, built in the 1920s in West Virginia (Foster, 2006). Alderson Federal Prison is located in two West Virginia counties, near the town of Alderson. The facility itself is a minimum security prison and not for high risk or violent offenders.
Further, the Property Crime Index decreased by 20%, larceny-theft by 17%, murder by 5%, motor vehicle theft by 50%, and burglary by 14% (Puzzanchera, 2008). Juvenile Arrests and Monitoring Unit Due to an increase in firearm offenses in Fort Myers, Florida, probation officers as well as police officers were forced to monitor juveniles convicted of firearm offenses for prosecutors, judiciary, and probation. “At least fourteen juvenile offenders convicted of firearm offenses are JUVENILE CRIME STATISTICS
The origin of the Juvenile Justice Systems and the many issues it entail dates back to the early 1800’s. The Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention deals with and examines the arrest of juveniles, there criminal activity, and the crimes they have committed through statistics. As of recent this study has shown an overall decline in juveniles that were arrested according to the Juvenile Justice Bulletin. In recent years the statistics of juveniles arrested has been the lowest since the 80's according to the Juvenile Justice bulletin. These juvenile diversion programs are more or so focused on the rehabilitation of these young offenders rather than punishment.
After a while, users need higher doses to get the same effect. This leads to dependence and addiction for those users of the drug. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, 43 percent of ecstasy users become dependent on the drug. Users are aware of the negative consequences of ecstasy, but their dependence on it prevents them from stopping to use the drug. However, Ecstasy is used medicinally to relieve victims of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
Muscles in the bladder normally close during ejaculation, preventing the entry of semen. During retrograde ejaculation, the semen is redirected into the bladder when these muscles fail to activate. If you are concerned that a chronic condition may be impacting your fertility, reach out to a physician to learn more. 10. Myth: Weight does not affect reproductive ability.
Prevalence and Theory of Juvenile Delinquency among Adolescence Garratt Cyle Briggs American Military University CMRJ206 Jan 21, 2015 “Analyze how prevalent delinency is among adolescents” Until recently delinquent behavior among U.S. adolescent has received a great deal of public attention. Most of the popular adolescent delinquency accounts emphasize serious violent actions such as offenses against individual. Such types of violent actions prompted the U.S. Surgeon General in 1985 to mark violence as a key health problem in the United States (Siegel & Welsh, 2014). Violent behaviors among adolescents are dangerous and can ultimately lead to injury or even death.