Preventing Juvenile Delinquency Rough Draft

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Abstract This paper will look at the importance of Preventing Juvenile Delinquency and what different ideas, concepts and methods are available to those adolescents that are either at-risk already or those that can be in the future. Early prevention is the best method of slowing down the statistics of crimes among adolescents, by keeping them off of the streets and out of the justice system by providing the means to teach them to be productive rather than destructive. Prevention of Juvenile Delinquency-Rough Draft Introduction Juvenile delinquency is not a new concept; it has been around for decades. It is doubtful that it will ever stop but there are ways to prevent it. This paper will cover two perspectives of prevention. One being types of programs offered both by communities and the state, the other perspective looks into faith-based programs and how these two types are similar and how they differ. It will touch on ways that they may be able to work together for the benefit of those that are at the most likely to fall into a life of delinquency and crime. The Bible states in 1 Timothy 4:8 “For while bodily training is of some value, godliness is of value in every way, as it holds promise for the present life and also for the life to come” (Holy Bible KJV , 1989). This is why delinquency prevention is so important it helps to lead the present life in the right path for a positive, productive future for these adolescents in their life to come. “Delinquency

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