Crimes And Crimes Of The Crimes

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Crimes can be committed by everyone. The brutality of the crimes has increased throughout the years while the age of criminals is younger than prior criminals who committed the same crimes. Innocent lives are often lost in these acts of violence, such as what had happened at Columbine. Children who commit malicious crimes can either be tried as a child or an adult. Children tried in the juvenile courts are able to get out of jail around or before they turn 21. Juvenile courts are meant to rehabilitate children who are said to be too young to understand their act. Criminals that are tried as adults could commit the same crime and are fully aware of their actions and the repercussions. If a child is tried as an adult, then the child can be given a longer sentence. Children who commit serious crimes should be tried as adults.
The severity and frequency of the crimes committed by children has increased with time. Since juvenile criminals, “are still regarded by the law as children first criminals second” the juvenile court does not punish the criminals as harsh as adult criminals (Collier 1). The juvenile court was originally created to help rehabilitate children who commit crimes such as theft. Now the juvenile court can be seen to harbor criminals who were well aware of the vicious acts they have done such as a murderer. Statistics show that, “crimes committed by juveniles have increased by 60 percent since 1984” (Collier 1). The rapid increase of the crimes that occur show

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