Presentation on theme: "Teen Problem Group member: Stephanie Lo Jacklyn Ng Angel Ng Winnie Shum Jaime So Juliane Yuen STEP BY STEP (24) (29) (30) (32) (34) (41)"— Presentation transcript:
Teen Problem Group member: Stephanie Lo Jacklyn Ng Angel Ng Winnie Shum Jaime So Juliane Yuen STEP BY STEP (24) (29) (30) (32) (34) (41)
Introduction Teenagers’ theft in Hong Kong Rate of teenagers committing theft increases continuously. Among all juvenile delinquency cases, theft occurs the most. We want to understand teenagers’ psychology and prevent such cases from happening again.
Research Questions a)What is teenagers’ theft in Hong Kong like? b)Why do teenagers in Hong Kong commit theft? c)What are the impacts of teenagers’ theft on parents and teenagers? d)What can parents, teenagers and the government do to improve the situation of teenagers’ theft in Hong Kong?
a) What is teenagers’ theft in Hong Kong like? Teenagers: aged between 13 and 15 Items included: snacks, blush, dolls, handbags, etc. Occurs in supermarkets, department stores, convenient stores, bookshops, etc. Form: theft, robbery and burglary Punishment: sent to detention center
b) Why do teenagers in Hong Kong commit theft? Causes: peer pressure greed curiosity seeking excitement satisfy their certain needs jealousy retaliation emotional disturbance getting others’ attention psychological compensation having improper values, etc.
c) What are the impacts of teenagers’ theft on parents and teenagers? 1. receive punishment a) primary offenders: fined b) offend again: imprisoned c) maximum period of imprisonment: up to 10 years d) jailed in detention centre or rehabilitation centre 2. get a criminal record 3. affect their application of migrating or studying abroad 4. cannot work in governmental organizations or register as directors of company
d) What can parents, teenagers and the government do to help improve the situation of teenagers’ theft in Hong Kong? Parents establish contact with the Police Relations Office and Anti-triad Squad directly through the internet give some advice to encourage the accused teenagers to value their chance of rehabilitating themselves. Teenagers should not bring a large amount of money or valuable assets back to school mark down the number of the bank notes first to avoid being stolen take care of their own belongings carefully valuables should be taken along with them, not shown to anybody.
Government ask the school to remind the students not to defy the law through education. continuously strengthen the communication between the police, the school and the teenagers. supply more information about the problem of teenagers’ committing theft to the school or teenagers. Already carried out some measures like Early Bird which is to hold talks in the morning assembly to teach students how to stop crimes carried out some schemes like “ Working together with the police”.
Judges a) advise and encourage the accused teenagers to treasure the chance of rehabilitating themselves. b) grant them a chance to receive some appropriate counseling and training to let them rejoin the society.
Conclusion Teenagers aged between 13 and 15 committed theft because of jealousy and peer pressure and they would be sent to detention center or rehabilitation centers if caught. The Government should provide more information about the problem of teenagers’ committing theft to schools and teenagers The Government should carry out more measures like “Early Bird” and “Working together with the police”.
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