Youth Crime

There is rising public concern about crime rates and youth crime following news reports of street robberies, knife crime, muggings, violence and murders. There are many risk factors that lead young people to crime such as family breakdown, bullying and underachievement at school. There are a number of key areas that can prevent young people getting involved in crime such as employment opportunities in deprived areas and support for vulnerable families through parenting classes and improved childcare. All Resources publications provide ideas and initiatives to encourage young people to make wise decisions thereby avoiding involvement in crime.

Blog articles on youth crime