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Juvenile Crime and Gangs: Categories of Juvenile Offenders.

Describe juvenile crime and gangs, and discuss the four categories of juvenile offenders. What are status offenses, age of original jurisdiction, statutory exclusions, and concurrent jurisdiction, and how do they apply to juvenile offenders?

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As the American economy continues to struggle, poverty continues to maintain its stronghold in many communities. In saying this, juveniles across the nation are left without parents at home because of the need to work two or three jobs. These juveniles often turn to friends for guidance, mentorship, and relationships. However, this can turn on a dime and impact crime within communities. Below we'll discuss juvenile crime and gangs and the four categories of juvenile offenders. Additionally we'll discuss status offenses, original jurisdiction, statutory exclusions, and concurrent jurisdictions and how they apply to juvenile offenders.

Juvenile crime and gangs are those entangled groups within communities who are often made up of adolescent members who commit or display deviant behavior against the community. There are three ...

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As the American economy continues to struggle, poverty continues to maintain its stronghold in many communities. In saying this, juveniles across the nation are left without parents at home because of the need to work two or three jobs. These juveniles often turn to friends for guidance, mentorship, and relationships. However, this can turn on a dime and impact crime within communities. Below we'll discuss juvenile crime and gangs and the four categories of juvenile offenders.

500 word essay with reference.

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