One solution might be like the one in New York, which is to focus on the high-crime area, where the police are targeting and going after the criminals that are involved in gangs and drugs. There are also new ideas being used like the gang outreach programs such as the one in Boston. This group believes that if we focus on the youth gang involvement, we can reduce the violence being committed in certain urban areas. One group focuses on the fact that youths with a disability, such as a learning, or emotional disability are easily more common than most people know. Research has shown that many adolescents that are incarcerated have one or more disabilities. Another idea that should be considered is programs that focus on addressing disability-needs, learning strategies that help the youth and intervention programs that offer alternatives for youth. This is believed that youths with disabilities may look for something outside of school and home, where they feel they fit in. When adolescents struggle at school, they start to look for alternatives to feel good about themselves. There is also the idea that by having police and drug task focusing on certain high crime urban areas will lower the violent crime rate. This is being done in New York and it seems to have made a difference. Another group offers the research from the past and present that show where crimes are high, and what ages are committing …show more content…
"Bad Past, Gloomy Future: The Trait Emotional Intelligence Profile of Juvenile Offenders." Personality & Individual Differences 94(2016): 295-298. Academic Search Premier. Web. 22 March 2016.
This source discusses the juvenile offenders that have been convicted. Also, the population of the youths have lower scores when it comes to the emotional well-being and self-control. This article suggests that there should be more interventions and should focus on raising optimism and regulating emotions.
Osborne, Dustin, Eric S. McCord, and George E. Higgins. "The Interactive Influence of Prosocial Places, Youth Population, And Poverty On Incidents of Violent Assault." Deviant Behavior 37.4 (2016): 385-400. Academic Search Premier. Web. 21 March. 2016.
This source discusses the impact that youth population and poverty have on violent crimes being committed by youth offenders. The crime pattern seen is in low income areas, and the problems are larger because of these issues. The source also discusses how intuitions can assess the problems, but might not eliminate