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Juvenile Crime

The Juvenile Crime topic page is a resource for cops, SROs and others dealing with juvenile crime and offenders, with news and information about everything from minors engaging in sexting to dealing with violent, potentially deadly kids.

Some jurisdictions are reconsidering the definition of “juvenile” as it relates to the prosecution of criminal acts
Juvenile assessment centers help law enforcement address the multiple issues associated with juvenile arrests
If SROs are expected to be our school’s first line of defense, we must provide these officers with the best specialized tactical training and equipment possible
Baltimore city leaders sued ghost gun kit manufacturer Polymer80 after seeing a rise of the untraceable weapons on city streets and in the hands of minors
The two brothers carjacked a vehicle from a woman at gunpoint; a pursuit was authorized and the King County Sheriff’s Office helicopter was brought in to assist
The state police will use the funding toward community outreach programs and other programming designed to reduce youth involvement in gang activity
“I think we’re definitely moving in the right direction,” Assistant Chief Joseph Gulotta said. “If you take a look at what our office is doing here on Staten Island, our arrests are outpacing our crime increase by a lot”
The net from the grappler hooked onto the back left wheel and once the cruiser hit the brakes, the stolen car came to a stop
Video shows the 17-year-old suspect shooting at windows inside the Sangamon County Juvenile Detention Facility while holding a juvenile resident hostage