COMMU COMMUNITY NITY PARTICIPAT PARTICIPATION ION

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9/ COMMUCOMMUNITY NITY PARTICIPATPARTICIPATIONION

< involvement of the community in the various social pro;ects, particularly, in the area of crime prevention

< awareness of the community of their role in crime prevention

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/ PU*LIPU*LIC C RELATIONSRELATIONS

< activities directed at creating and maintaining favorable impressions to the public

< pro;ection of the police public image to the people to gain their support and cooperation

O&e4ti5es of Po$i4e<Co(nit Re$!tions O&e4ti5es of Po$i4e<Co(nit Re$!tions

&) To maintain and develop the goodwill and confidence of the community for the police@

) To obtain cooperation and assistance@

c. Be shall be alert to safeguard the community against loss and damages to properties and possible death, in the events of calamity@

d. Be shall render possible assistance, especially to the men folk in enabling them to obtain the means of productive endeavors and discourage them from loitering in the street or engaging uneconomic activities, such as illegal gambling and others

Me!s('es To En)!n4e Po$i4e P(&$i4 I!#e Me!s('es To En)!n4e Po$i4e P(&$i4 I!#e

a. increased police visibility through the dispersal of personnel from the head3uarters to the field offices@

b. efficient and optimied delivery of police services to the communities@

c. constant dialogue and meetings with the barangay officials in their respective territorial ;urisdictions@

d. #ommunity service<oriented policing by conducting seminars for the traffic aides, police aides and the barangay tanod@ and

e. #oordination with the media for image<enhancing pro;ects.

CRIM. : U8ENILE DELINUENCY AND CRIME PRE8ENTION CRIM. : U8ENILE DELINUENCY AND CRIME PRE8ENTION

U8ENILE DELINUENCY

U8ENILE DELINUENCY

- an anti<social behavior or act which does not conform with the standards of society

- youth behavior which is against the norms and regulations of society which if left unchecked would give rise to criminality

- describes a large number of disapproved behavior of children or youth

- anti<social acts or behavior of children which deviate from the normal pattern of rules and regulations, custom and culture which society does not accept and which therefore ;ustify some kind of admonition, punishment or corrective measures in the public interest

U8ENILE

U8ENILE

- a child or a young person, who, under the legal system may be dealt with for an offense in a manner different from that of an adult

-- persons below the age of ma;ority, that is,&e$o% ei#)teen e!'s o$d&e$o% ei#)teen e!'s o$d AGE OF MAORITY

AGE OF MAORITY

- ma;ority commences at the age of eighteen (&/) years

EMANCIPATION EMANCIPATION

- freedom from parental authority, both over his person and property

- happens upon reaching the age of eighteen years RA ?

RA ?

- the law amending the age of ma;ority

- lowered the age of ma;ority from twenty<one (&) to eighteen (&/) years

- approved on &5 *ecember &'/' DELINUENT

DELINUENT

- one whose behavior has brought him into repeated conflict with the law regardless whether he has been taken before a court and ad;udged a delin3uent

- one who has committed an offense that violated the approved norms of conduct and is guilty of a misdeed

STATUS OFFENSE STATUS OFFENSE

- certain acts or omissions which may not be punishable socially or legally if committed by adults but become anti<social or illegal because the offender is a minor, such as8

a) truancy, or fre3uent, unreasonable absenteeism from school b) use of profane language

c) running away from home

d) smoking and drinking alcoholic beverages

e) disobedience to parents, guardians or school officials f) mendicancy or begging in the streets

g) association with delin3uent gangs ANTI<SOCIAL *EHA8IOR

ANTI<SOCIAL *EHA8IOR

- characteried by disobedience to, or disrespect for, authorities PARENS PATRIAE +0

PARENS PATRIAE +0fat&er of t&e country 2/2/

- the doctrine that does not consider delin3uent acts as criminal violation, thus making delin3uents non<criminal persons and cannot be found guilty of a crime and punished like an adult criminal

- views minor who violate the laws as victims of improper care, custody and treatment at home

- assumption by the 7tate of the role of guardian over children whose paren ts are deemed incapable or unworthy

- the authority of the state to act on behalf of the children THREE TYPES OF DELIUENCY

THREE TYPES OF DELIUENCY 1

1// EENN88IIRROONNMMEENNTTAAL DEL DE LLIINNUUEENNTTSS

- characteried by occasional law<breaking 9

9// EEMMOOTTIOIONANALLLLY MY MAALALADDUUSTSTEED DED DELILINNUUENENTTSS

- characteried by chronic law<breaking, a habit which this type cannot avoid or escape from

// PPSSYYCCHHIIAATTRRIIC C DDEELLIINNUUEENNTTSS

- characteried by serious emotional disturbances within the individual and in some cases associated with tendencies towards mental illness

TYPES OF DELINUENT YOUTH TYPES OF DELINUENT YOUTH

1

1// SSOOCCIIAALL

- an aggressive youth who resents authority of anyone who makes an effort to control his behavior 9

9// NNEEUURROOTTIICC

- one who has internalied his conflicts and is preoccupied with his own feelings

// AASSOOCCIAIALL

- one whose delin3uent acts have a cold, brutal and vicious 3uality for which the youth feels no remorse

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/ ACACCICIDEDENTNTAALL

- one who is essentially sociable and law<abiding but happens to be at the wrong time and place and becomes involved in delin3uent acts not typical of his general behavior

DIFFERENT APPROACHES IN THE STUDY OF DELINUENCY DIFFERENT APPROACHES IN THE STUDY OF DELINUENCY

1

1// **IIOOGGEENNIIC C AAPPPPRROOAACCHH

- gives an e"planation that law violations and delin3uency are a result of some physical defects

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