While the overall process flow within the criminal justice system is very similar for both adult and
juvenile offenders, some special protections have been added for juveniles to ensure their rights
are protected. These special protections are also intend
Discuss whether you believe theories related to societal environment or societal interactions best explain decisions to participate in juvenile delinquency.
There are several theories which attempt to explain why juveniles choose delinquency. Of these the
Identify and explain three characteristics related to family structure that might explain why a juvenile decides to participate in or avoid delinquency.
In the life of a child family plays a big if not the biggest role! The first relationships and social
Identify an external cause that you believe presents the biggest risk for juveniles and is
most likely to lead them to participate in delinquency. Explain the primary issues
associated with the external cause you have selected and defend why it is a bigge
Identify two different steps in the criminal justice process flow where juveniles must be treated differently.
Explain the steps criminal justice professionals must take in both steps you identified to ensure the rights of
juveniles are protected. Conclud
Discuss the history of the U.S. federal correction system and your home state department of corrections
history. What are the different departments with the correctional systems?
The Bureau of Prisons was established in 1930 within the Department of Justi
Compose an essay of 500 700 words where you identify the criminological theory that
you believe best explains juvenile delinquency. Provide a brief explanation of the basic
tenets of the theory that you have selected, and then explain why you believe it b