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Transcript of Juvenile Delinquency
Sense of insecurity within the neighborhood
Availability of weapons and substances in community
SOCIAL LEARNING THEORY
Albert Bandura, states that social behavior (any type of behavior that we display socially) is learned primarily by observing and imitating the actions of others.
The environment in which youth are reared can influence the likelihood of delinquency.
No parent supervision
Living in a neighborhood where there are high levels of poverty and crime increases the risk of involvement in serious crime for all children growing up there.
Some ways to reduce juvenile delinquency...
Community Involvement - Block parties
Block parties twice a month in the community to provide youth with an opportunity to interact in a safe social environment.
Design special police team to supervise the area more often to reduce crime.
Lock Down at 8
All minors must be indoors by 8 p.m., if found on the street by police, minor can be taken to the station.
Can we end juvenile delinquency?
But we can reduce it...