Should young criminals (under 18) be sent to prison?

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Re: Should young criminals (under 18) be sent to prison?

Postby cintonegro » Tue Mar 11, 2008 9:38 pm

8) :P helloo.It is really dificult to decide if boys under 18 must can be in prision or not. first of all i am 16 so i say it is a very hard norm because a boy can not be very bad to enter to prision under 16.
the crime can do a boy who has under 18 it can not be very bad what can do a person who has under 18 stole in a shop it is not very bad there is not to much people who kills his parents with a katana when they are under 18. The norm can be reajustated for people who do very bads crime for example kill or rob a very big cuantity of money or something like that.
but now is a very hard norm to people who only has under 18

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Re: Should young criminals (under 18) be sent to prison?

Postby Vega » Wed Mar 12, 2008 4:26 pm

In Saudi Arabia, Pakistan, Iran and Nigeria young criminals can be sentenced to death. In Russia person cannot be sent to prison if his/she's age is less 14.

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Re: Should young criminals (under 18) be sent to prison?

Postby errorenlaconexion » Fri Mar 14, 2008 12:41 pm

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Re: Should young criminals (under 18) be sent to prison?

Postby yomismo » Sat Mar 15, 2008 10:19 am

naxo is is very silly because he needs glasses but he doesn't wear them, so he doesn't see anything xDDD

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Re: Should young criminals (under 18) be sent to prison?

Postby pablop » Sat Mar 15, 2008 10:21 am

Well I think the are some extreme cases which should be punished whith prison. However teenagers can be easily manipulated and they are pushed to steal or to kill by gangs´ adult leaders.
It´ s very complecated to judge those criminals because the parents also have a big part of responsabilty.

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Re: Should young criminals (under 18) be sent to prison?

Postby AliciaMSanchez » Sat Mar 15, 2008 10:27 am

I think that before they were sent to prison , police should investigate about their conditions, why they've commited the crime, if the were on a gang or if their parents could have obliged them.
And when the police has done that, they should only be sent to prison if they've commited an important crime, like killing someone or kidnapping. If they have only stolen something or they've threaten someone, they should be taken to a reformatory, so in the future they wouldn't commit more important crimes.
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Re: Should young criminals (under 18) be sent to prison?

Postby Anuska » Sat Mar 15, 2008 10:31 am

I think that people under 18 should not be sent to prison if they have stole a shop or something like this, I think they should do communite service, because sometimes they are not doing it because they want, they do it because they are in a gang and they cannot go out of the gang.
In oder cases whenn they have killed someone they should go to a reformatory, because the ambient where they live, gets a bad influence in thems. :!:

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Re: Should young criminals (under 18) be sent to prison?

Postby Cris » Sat Mar 15, 2008 10:32 am

:| i belive that young people under 18 dont have to go to the prision,cause almost always they arent conscious of the real situation and normally when they do a serious crime is because they are in a gang,so someone older make to them do it.I think that the real solution isnt take them to prision,the real solution is acting before this things happen.

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Re: Should young criminals (under 18) be sent to prison?

Postby sergioc » Sat Mar 15, 2008 10:40 am

I'm far from being an expert about that, but as what I know the number of underage people comitting crimes is increasing.
Sure that something must be done about it. A measure propossed by some people entails in sending people under 18 who commit a crime to prison.
I think in some cases that should be done, but always bearing in mind the crime they've comitted, cause not all the crimes deserve a prison sentence.
I think, for example, shop lifting is not a serious crime. The shop lifter must return what he's stolen to the shop and pay a compensation (to the shop) for the comitted crime. Nevertheless, I think an underage person who has raped or kidnapped someone, should go to prison.
So the conclusion of this reply is: Young criminals (people under 18) can be sent to prison but only wheter they've comitted a serious crime, and the others who have comitted a less serious crime should be fined or punished with community services. Do you agree with me?

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Re: Should young criminals (under 18) be sent to prison?

Postby lxguy » Thu Mar 20, 2008 11:57 am

I think young criminals should also be sent to prison.
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Re: Should young criminals (under 18) be sent to prison?

Postby LegodeFein » Fri Mar 21, 2008 4:10 pm

I think it depends on the situation.If it's heinous crime (murder,robbery,rape)he should be isolated from society.
If he is not punished he will become more bold in his actions.A person should understand that requital will come for all his acts.And it will serve as an example for other people.
But if a child steals bread because he is hungry than not he but the president of the country should be sent in prison.

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Re: Should young criminals (under 18) be sent to prison?

Postby Bambang » Sat Mar 22, 2008 2:54 pm

LegodeFein wrote:I think it depends on the situation.If it's heinous crime (murder,robbery,rape)he should be isolated from society.
If he is not punished he will become more bold in his actions.A person should understand that requital will come for all his acts.And it will serve as an example for other people.
But if a child steals bread because he is hungry than not he but the president of the country should be sent in prison.

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Re: Should young criminals (under 18) be sent to prison?

Postby Vega » Sun Mar 23, 2008 3:35 pm

LegodeFein wrote:But if a child steals bread because he is hungry than not he but the president of the country should be sent in prison.


If it was up to me, I would send the whole government to prison.

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Re: Should young criminals (under 18) be sent to prison?

Postby Bambang » Mon Mar 24, 2008 4:43 pm

Xkalibur wrote:
LegodeFein wrote:But if a child steals bread because he is hungry than not he but the president of the country should be sent in prison.


If it was up to me, I would send the whole government to prison.


And hang them before the public!
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Re: Should young criminals (under 18) be sent to prison?

Postby Krisi » Tue Mar 25, 2008 2:31 am

Bambang wrote:
Xkalibur wrote:
LegodeFein wrote:But if a child steals bread because he is hungry than not he but the president of the country should be sent in prison.


If it was up to me, I would send the whole government to prison.


And hang them before the public!


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Re: Should young criminals (under 18) be sent to prison?

Postby Bambang » Tue Mar 25, 2008 5:10 pm

That's the best for all of them!
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Re: Should young criminals (under 18) be sent to prison?

Postby shes » Tue Mar 25, 2008 6:43 pm

i think it is NOT.
because they are child,everyone will commit a blunder. they really need a good direction to educate them while they grow up.

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Re: Should young criminals (under 18) be sent to prison?

Postby Annaa » Tue Jul 01, 2008 10:44 am

Maybe.It deepens from the kind of crime.For example if a person under 18 kills someone (s)he need to bo in jail,but for any smaller crime I don`t think that they need to go in jail.
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Re: Should young criminals (under 18) be sent to prison?

Postby bacteria » Wed Oct 01, 2008 10:48 am

I think it shouldn't send the young criminals to the prison.
The prison environment in my country is complicated. They can grow abnormal in that environment.
And after prison time, they can be worse criminals...

I think that they should send young criminals in the special-school ( the school with a special system education and special teachers such as police, patient teacher, volunteers... )



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Re: Should young criminals (under 18) be sent to prison?

Postby rehman » Tue Oct 07, 2008 4:44 pm

such childreh whose age is equal or above 12 years and commit the crime may be given punishment because today's childre are intelligent, consious and more responsible as compare to two decades back of children..... but in some particular cases they may be exmpted as in minor crime but if they commit a henous crime as rape or murder must be punished according to states law and punish should be that which is entitled as a young.......

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Re: Should young criminals (under 18) be sent to prison?

Postby martinohare » Thu May 21, 2009 12:26 pm

Very serious crimes committed by young criminals should result in prison sentences.

The fact remains that there are exceptionally dangerous criminals who need punishment and treatment. However,the latter is not looked upon that significantly - the result often causes troubled minds to become exceedingly warped.

The prison service is often underfunded and the calibre of people working there is often unsatisfactory due to the level of provision that authorities give to the prison service.

There is a whole swave of young criminals who could have been rehabilitated by means of a balance between punishment and tretment in prisons. Getting the balance right would lead to the majority of young offenders being reintegrated into society. Alas the present system causes them to be stigmatised,hardened and embittered by the nature of the custodial sentence. Reoffence rates are disturbingly high.


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