Trouble: Keep Teenagers Out Of Trouble

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A curfew is thought to be able to keep teenagers out of trouble and inside the house. Trouble does not have a time limit it can occur when ever and however throughout the day. Thinking that setting a time limit will actually keep a child inside is absurd. A child will go where he pleases to go, when his mind is made up nothing can stop him. We are not even talking about little children we are talking about teenagers the most rebellious of human beings. They are at an age where being absolutely rebellious is cool and fun and being cool and fun is all they know. Being accepted is so high at this point of their life, you cannot just pass something that is supposed to keep them contained. They will do a lot more just to prove to you they are in …show more content…
“The incidence of juvenile violence increases through the afternoon and early evening hours, peaking between 7 p.m. and 9 p.m.”(OJJDP Statistical Briefing Book). If they wanted to commit crimes they can do them inside there “timely curfew.” Crimes happen all throughout the day and a lot are actually caused by adults instead of teenagers. A curfew does not stop anything at all just increases the risk of everything and the danger. The amount of trouble and effort the teens will put into to sneak outside and have some illegal fun will just make everything more dangerous. You say that crime does not happen during the day? Let us talk about the incident that happened on august 9, 2012. “A young mike brown, an 18-year-old black man, was fatally shot by Darren Wilson, 28, a white Ferguson police officer.” Mike was walking down the street in the bright and shiny afternoon when this all happened. You cannot sit there and tell me that the most crucial crimes happen at …show more content…
These teenagers keep these policemen on their toes and keep them energetic. If it was not for them the police men would just sit around and eat donuts all day long like we know they do. They are just trying to pass this job onto parents instead of letting the kids go out and have fun. Instead of having sneaky little children just talk to your children and tell them the best time for them to be home. Let all of you sit down and talk to one another and figure out eh best time and let that be that. You will know where they are at all times and they will get to have their fun and everyone will win. The middle of the day is still there to get into trouble in are you going to put a curfew on that as well? Teenagers are cooped up in a classroom most of the day let them go and do what they want the rest of the night. If their parents are not complaining why are you complaining? Teenagers come with this itch for fun and when you try to put a barrier on that well all you have coming for you is stress. Parents often say that they remember their teenager years and have the feelings and emotions that we have today as a means to show they understand us. They are lying; they have forgotten all the things they used to do when they felt like they were locked up in the house. They have forgotten all that they did during their rebellious stage. We all know that it was there and that they probably did some

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