JUVENILE CRIME

JUVENILE CRIME

Juvenile crimes are those committed by individuals under 18. These cases are typically handled by the juvenile justice system, which is focused on rehabilitation rather than punishment. Juvenile crimes can fall under many of the same categories as those faced by adults. The following are examples of some of the most common juvenile crimes:

  • Battery
  • DUI
  • Shoplifting/Theft
  • Truancy
  • Underage drinking
  • Assault
  • Drug possession
  • Sexual misconduct
  • Weapons offense