Posted on April 25, 2018 in Juvenile CrimesThough youth crime has gone down in the last few decades, it is still a serious problem in the United States. Committing juvenile crimes may impact a young person’s life for decades after the incident occurred. Numerous factors contribute to a teenager committing a crime, but the first step to reducing the number of juvenile crimes is und... Read more
Posted on January 6, 2017 in Juvenile CrimesInteractions between police officers and youths often raise certain questions of consent and parental rights. Parents may feel that officers have infringed upon their rights and the rights of their minor child when police question a child before notifying the parents. It often feels like police officers take advantage of nervous, scared, or unsuspecting minors to hear the answers they want... Read more
Posted on September 27, 2016 in Juvenile CrimesCollege can be a dangerous time for students—especially in the top 10 most dangerous campuses in America. Crime Watch Daily analyzed the number of reported aggravated assaults, motor vehicle thefts, sex offenses, burglaries, arsons, robberies, and murders across colleges in the U.S. in 2... Read more
Posted on February 19, 2016 in Juvenile CrimesIn the United States, general alcohol laws prevent individuals under the age of 21 from purchasing or consuming alcohol. However, 45 states have underage drinking exceptions. Five states, Arkansas, Alabama, New Hampshire, West Virginia, and Idaho, have no exceptions. You may wonder what exactly individuals under 21 can do legally. Before you let teens have a glass of champagne on New Year... Read more
Posted on January 28, 2016 in Juvenile CrimesDoes disturbing the peace become a criminal offense when you have your music too loud at 3:00 AM or does it take more serious disturbances to turn it into a criminal matter? Many people aren’t quite sure how arresting officers qualify a "disturbing the peace” offense. Here’s some information to clarify the laws.