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What is Social capital? Textbook definition is "positive relationships with individuals and institutions...that support conventional behavior and inhibit deviant behavior" is vital to limiting delinquency" (Siegel & Welsh, 2017). I work for the State Law Enforcement here in the State of South Carolina, and I see the problems that we are facing with our youth from at school to at home. My parents always had a belief when raising my sister and me and that was to keep us busy with other things so we would not have time to do bad things or think about getting in trouble. In my hometown of Beaufort, South Carolina we have the local "Boys and Girls Club" With this fake money they can buy things. When a child is developing Social Capital, if they are growing up in a healthy home, then Social Capital can be built. If the child is growing up in a very unhealthy home, then obviously they will be influenced by their peers and social capital will