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At all times, young persons committed offences more often than adults which is mainly because they have not concluded the development of their personality and often do not sufficiently...

  • Germany
  • Youth crime
  • National policy
  • 2014

Safety and its opposite, fear of crime, are two important and central issues in crime prevention efforts. Recent years have brought a significant increase in the number of studies and...

  • Denmark
  • General crime prevention
  • National policy
  • 2014

Because crime is primarily a youth phenomenon, and because people under the age of 24 are overrepresented 3 to 1 in the criminal justice system, there is good reason to prevent youth crime.

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  • Denmark
  • Youth crime
  • National policy
  • 2014

Safety from crime is an important part of the overall safe society definition.  In Lithuania the term "feeling of safety" is more common than the term "fear of crime". It combines public...

  • Lithuania
  • General crime prevention
  • National policy
  • 2014

Though the number of investigated criminal offences, committed by juveniles or with their participation has been decreasing since 2004 as well as the number of convicted juveniles per 100...

  • Lithuania
  • Youth crime
  • National policy
  • 2014