Challenges Of Youthful Offenders

opinionated Essay
1076 words
1076 words

Youthful offenders have a reason for the crimes they have committed. Past life trauma is one of the most common causes for youthful offenders to stand in a criminal court. But the big guys seem to not understand the development of children/teenagers are going through. No matter how critical the crime has appeared, everyone should stop for one second and stand in their shoes. Up until today, youthful offenders, no matter how young they are, they are being treated as adults. Youthful offenders being tried in criminal courts as adults, criminal courts are putting them at risk from the dangers in adult prison facilities. As a result, the past trauma that youthful offenders experienced and were the factors that caused them to commit their crimes; …show more content…

In this essay, the author

  • Opines that youthful offenders have a reason for the crimes they have committed. past life trauma is one of the most common causes for youthful offender to stand in criminal court.
  • Opines that youthful offenders are imperiled when they are treated as adults because it decreases their risk of safety.
  • Opines that all people should have equal rights when it comes to justice, love, health, and freedom.
  • Opines that youthful offenders are put in adult prisons because of the physical and mental suffrage they have gone through in the past.

Some of the challenges offenders may face is drugs, any type of physical force, abuse, etc. The most important challenge any offender faces in a prison facility are working with their own mental emotion, in other words trying to control themselves from good and right. The second important challenge a youthful offender must go through is prevention and treatment. Inside the Juvenile Department and Prison Facilities, there will always be some kind of help to help the offenders in any possible way they can. However, for some prison treatment programs it may be hard to change or help if the juvenile offenders become a repeated offender. The young offenders usually do not know the options of what to be other than a criminal. This is why the programs come in handy to show them the skills, education, and job training to help them meet those options. In some cases, if the offender was incarcerated for a minor crime, chances are that the offender will receive probation, community work, rehabilitation, but still be under the supervision of the any police authority. Youthful offenders have it pretty easy sometimes since they have a more possibility to get out early than an adult. But not all states have the same freedoms/rules, beliefs, or system in the procedure of a juvenile. In other states, youthful offenders remain as a delinquent rather than guilty, and in some states they do …show more content…

Up until today, there has been an increment of youthful offenders being cased in criminal courts for usage of weapons. The physical and mental suffrage a youthful offender has gone through in the past, are leading factors that cause them to commit crimes. But when they are taken to be cased at a criminal court, their lives are put in danger to all dangerous risk factors. Youthful offenders get treated as adults when they have committed a crime and are sentenced for years depending on their case. Therefore, the criminal courts will not see the consequences when they put youthful offenders in adult prisons. The safety of the youthful offenders is at risk of being physically or mentally abused. Some do understand why youthful offenders are put in adult prisons, for the reason for them to wake up and realize their mistakes. But, it does not help if the youthful offenders are having a negative traumatizing impact on their health, by the environment they were put

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