Juvenile Criminality in Kosovo

Azem Hajdari


Juvenile criminality presents a complicated criminal phenomenon for studying. This criminality, in global extent, in the recent decades has achieved a relatively high participation in terms of general criminality. Such participation, observed in the modest results of this scientific paper, it is noticed to be present also in Kosovo. A characteristic of juvenile criminality is that nowadays minors are committing all types of criminal offences. Regardless of this, this perpetrator’s category especially is focused in commission of criminal offences against property and criminal offences against life and body. In fact juvenile perpetrators of criminal offences are achieving a relatively high degree of participation also in criminality against road traffic safety, criminality in the narcotic field, but also in other types of criminal offences. The consecuences caused by juvenile criminality are numerous and diverse. Its causes are numerous and of different types. These causes in most of the cases are identic to those of general criminality, but also specific related exclusively with minors. Within this article are elaborated these components, including measures who guarantee their elimination.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5296/iss.v3i1.7326


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