Which of the following statements is true of criminal behaviors by adolescents?
a. Running away from home is a serious act of juvenile delinquency and not a status offense.
b. Robbery is categorized as a status offense by the laws governing juvenile delinquency.
c. Girls are much more likely than boys to engage in delinquent behavior such as robbery.
d. Criminal behaviors show a dramatic increase in many societies during adolescence and then taper off during adulthood
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adioabiola 7 months ago
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The only criminal behaviors by adolescents which is true from the above options is: robbery is categorized as a status offense by the laws governing juvenile delinquency.

However, robbery is a high level criminal offense in all nations under the earth.

  • The religious institutions too spoke against this immoral act
  • In the legal institution, robbery is categorized as a status offense by the laws governing juvenile delinquency.

What is juvenile delinquency?

Juvenile delinquency can be defined as as those offenses considered as criminal behaviors or acts by individuals between the ages of 7 and 19

This however; is usually, frequently and most of the times caused by

  • Child maltreatment
  • Poor parental control
  • Immoral upbringing
  • Home discords

Learn more about juvenile punishment:

https://brainacademy.pro/question/11399114

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