In a day and age, more and more crimes among young adults are increasing constantly, especially those committing major offences which pose a severe threat to the communities.
Indeed, many people argue that imposing the same punishments as adults on juvenile crimes would be a top priority method at
I accept that the youth crimes should be sentenced the same as adults, I still share the concern with those who go against
On the one hand, I believe that fear of punishment can certainly bring down the adolescent crimes breaking major laws.
is due to the fact that children are often scared to receive the consequences and castigations after they make mistakes. To be more specific, teenagers who committed serious crimes
as robbery or even murder need to be tough on crime like other adults to ensure that the punishments instill fear in their minds and help them to realize the repercussions that they will face with in order to prevent them from reoffending.
, forcing these common punishments can decrease the number of youth crimes since other children can look up to those who have already been punished as role models. In Vietnam, take an example, since the juveniles engaging in unlawful and cruel acts are arrested and receive the punishments which regard their age, the number of juvenile crimes decreased until today.
, imposing adult punishments
juvenile crimes should be taken into consideration meticulously.
, the cognitive development of adolescents is not mature enough to think
the potential risks and the consequences behind the criminal activities. To be more precise, it is obvious that many youngsters act cruelly with curse words, racism or discrimination by social
as Facebook, Instagram or Twitter and they may not
that they have traumatized the victims, some of these cases lead to the
, which means they have
already committed major offences.
, many adolescents have committed the sins under the lack of the knowledge associated with
way, sending them to rehabilitation centres would be a better measure to give them a chance to realise what they have done and they can change their behaviour.
In a nutshell, while I believe that punishing the crimes among young adults can reduce the
rates for society, I still assert that
opinion would not be the only priority measure to tackle the trend.
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