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stakeholders and shareholders on what they know about juvenile recidivism and the outcomes the delinquency has on the future of their children if interventions are not engaged promptly. Literature review There have been some studies that have been carried out, and results show that since 1984 through 1997, there was a 71% increase in felonies perpetrated by juveniles that were also property and violence felonies. The study also discovered that two-hundred thousand minors are participating in gang acts in seventy-nine of the most significant towns and cities in America (Katsiyannis, 2008, p. 184) According to Johnson, et al. (2011), "it seems more likely that the needs of these juveniles went undetected before juvenile court involvement of serious delinquent activities" (p. 710). In most studies conducted regarding juvenile recidivism, it is evident that parenting has a
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CORRECTIONAL WRITING ESSAY 5 significant influence on how a child turns out to be. When a child lives in a hostile parenting environment, their chances of being juvenile delinquents are higher than the children with an all- inclusive and loving environment. Socialization concept asserts that the friendly and warm parenting environment helps the children to grow healthily and adequately and children have their needs met in a caring and nurturing way and thus, reducing the juvenile delinquent and recidivism. (McMackin, 2004 p13) According to Elonheimo et al. (2010), divorce, among another breakdown in the family unit as well as lack of support for young people can be contributing factors to juvenile recidivism high rate in America. The study asserts that divorce often comprises stressors such as poor child- rearing, parental conflict, changes in parental residence and figures as well as reduced income (Elonheimo 2010, p910). Recent studies done by the Bureau of Justice Statistics indicates that more than half of all young prisoners have mental health conditions (Pollock, 2002). Results show that almost 1.25 million inmates suffer from mental sickness. This has been proven to be nearly five times the number in 1998. A study carried out by the Bureau of Statistics on 108,580 released convicts between 1983 and 1994 showed that almost 65% of the convicts were re-arrested within three years (OJP, 2010). These convicts were from eleven states. Post-prison recidivism is linked to arrest history. Most convicts with the previous history, or whose parents have had a criminal and arrest records have high chances of being juvenile offenders and recidivism. (OJP, 2010)
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CORRECTIONAL WRITING ESSAY 6 Discussion Reasons for juvenile recidivism Juvenile lawbreakers often commit a crime for a range of reasons. Crimes committed by juvenile or young people delinquents are known as delinquent acts. Most of the juvenile delinquent's age range between fifteen years to eighteen years. Juvenile offenders are often charged as adults once they are eighteen years. When analyzing the nature of crimes perpetrated, violent delinquency happens in late youths compared to property offences. Gender also plays a significant role as many males engage in crimes than girls. Minor young boys; frequently have a
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