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Will Letting Your Troubled Teen Spend a Night in Jail Help Him?

Dealing with a troubled teen who’s going around with a bad crowd is very difficult. His choice of friends could get him into a lot of trouble. Peer pressure alone could make him do things that he normally would not do. There is the need to belong to the group, and unfortunately, he will do More »

5 Tips to Help Keep Your Teen Out of Jail

Society, today, is not quite what it used to be. Today’s youth has gone from bad to worse in terms of behavior. Teens today get arrested for criminal charges such as drug possession or substance abuse, illegal possession of firearms, rape, assault, murder, destruction of private property, theft – you name it. People often wonder More »

Protecting Yourself When You’re Afraid of The Police

According to the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, the amount of African-American teenagers who are arrested for everything from minor to major crimes is disproportionately high to every other ethnicity in the country. Although there are many different theories about this issue, it is perhaps most important for parents to recognize that this More »

My Criminal Record is a Barrier: I Want a Clean Slate

If your teenager has gotten into serious legal trouble, it will make it much more difficult for them to find a good job in the future, and it could even prevent them from going to the college of their choice. Fortunately, there are some steps that you can take to help them wipe the slate More »

Is Your Teen’s Shoplifting Ever Excusable?

It’s the call that no parent wants to get. Your teenager has been picked up by the police for shoplifting. From a possible criminal record to the embarrassment of friends and family finding out, a child’s arrest can be a tough time for any parent. Although theft is a crime, how would you deal with More »

A Parent’s Guide to Internet Safety

The internet has opened many possibilities even to children. It has widened their horizons as well as exposed them to different ways of life and cultures. However, these children are also exposed to the everyday dangers, as there are people who try to exploit children sexually through the internet and online services. These unscrupulous individuals More »

Criminal Kids: What To Do If Your Child Has Been Arrested

It’s every parent’s worst nightmare: getting a phone call from the local police department to let you know your child has been arrested on criminal grounds. There’s the anger, the shame and the feeling that this is somehow your fault. While it’s easy to try to place blame and feel a roller-coaster of emotions, it’s More »

What Parents Must Know About Juvenile Delinquency

A number of children under the age of 18 have been reported to be involved in juvenile delinquency in the recent years. This is why many communities are determined to reduce the rate of juvenile delinquency by helping families and friends understand the possible root causes of the problem and explain the consequences that lie More »

When a Pedal Isn’t Worth the Metal: Illegal Drag Racing and the Law

Most individuals have at some point witnessed two flanking vehicles speed away from a red light in an apparent attempt to outdo one another. Sadly, this type of drag racing, usually referred to as street racing when out on the open roads, can be deadly. What’s even scarier is the fact that America’s teens are More »

Your Teen And Shoplifting: The Ugly Truth

According to a study that was conducted by the University of North Texas, approximately 38 percent of all shoplifters are teenagers. The study also indicated that males between the ages of 15 and 17 are the most likely to shoplift, but all age ranges and genders participate in this illegal activity. Unfortunately, the consequences of More »