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Name:Course:Instructor:Date:Week 4 Discussion CJA critical analysis of trends in juvenile crimes reveals a general increase in the number of crimes committed by juveniles. More juveniles are reportedly committing more crimes than theydid two decades ago. However, this worrying trend is disguised in the general decrease in overallcrimes committed over the same period. Interestingly, the surge in juvenile crime occurs at the time when the population of juveniles in the U.S. is on the decline[ CITATION Fox96 \p 1 \l 1033 ]. The most common types of violent crimes committed by juveniles in the contemporary society include murder, sexual offenses and robbery[ CITATION Got11 \l 1033 ]. The increasing trend in juvenile delinquency is attributable to the inefficiencies in the juvenile detention system. This is demonstrated by the increase in the rate of recidivism. A studyby Sigmund reveals that between 50% and 80% of juveniles released from juvenile detention

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Term
Summer
Professor
chemweno
Tags
Office of Juvenile Justice, juvenile crimes

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