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In America today juvenile crime is very high in ratings The reason why most critics feel juveniles commit crimes is because of lack of parenthood or love in theirs lives but critics still have not found the main reason why juveniles commit crimes Some risk factors associated with juvenile crime are poverty seeing violence on a daily basis drugs easy access to firearms unstable family life delinquent peer groups and media violence Especially the demise of family life the effect of the media on the juveniles today and the increase of firearms available today has played a big role in the increase of juveniles crimes The most common risk factor is the demise of the family life and the increase in family violence Many of these juvenile criminals have been abused or neglected and they also grew up in a single-parent household Research has found that 60 of these children are more likely to be arrested and 30 more likely to commit a violent crime as an adult then their counterparts who did not suffer such abuse The symptoms of child abuse are high levels of aggression behavior and these children are twice as likely to become juvenile offenders Also improper parental care has been linked to delinquency such as mothers who drink alcohol or take drugs during pregnancy cause their babies to grow up with learning disorders a problem which leads them to be juvenile criminals Another risk factor is the effect of the media on the juveniles of today Before the time a child has reached seventh grade the average child has witnessed 8000 murders and 100000 acts of violence on the television There is no doubt that heavy exposure to televised violence is one of the causes of aggressive behavior crime and violence in society Television violence affects youngsters of all ages of both genders
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