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Report on Youth Delinquency – Key Trends and Upstream Measures
Since our inaugural publication of the National Report on Youth Crime (2007-2013) in 2015, we have enhanced programmes, legislation and research to protect our youth and keep them away from crime, rehabilitate youth offenders and prevent reoffending, as well as better reintegrate youth offenders into their families and society.
In this second publication written by members of the NCPR, Report on Youth Delinquency – Key Trends and Upstream Measures, we present youth arrest statistics from 2014 to 2018, discuss the refinements and enhancements to existing strategies and programmes, and consider further upstream measures to better tackle youth offending at the onset.
Infographic 1: Juridical Approach to Youth Offenders
Infographic 2: Pre-Court Diversion for Youth Offenders
Infographic 3: Upstream Measures to Build Protective Factors
Set up in 2017, the YAG comprises young members from diverse backgrounds. They are appointed on a 2-year term by the co-chairpersons of the National Committee on Prevention, Rehabilitation and Recidivism. Their roles are to provide youth perspectives, suggestions and feedback on policies, programmes and campaigns concerning young people.
The 14 YAG members for the term 1 August 2019 to 31 July 2021 are:
The YAG members for the period 1 August 2017 to 31 July 2019 were:
1. Adalene Chua You Yan
2. Carlos Andres Monasterios Tan
3. Daniel Aloysius John
4. Hannah Ferlyn Goh Xue Kim
5. James Stuart
6. Jessica Nagulendran
7. Lau Hwei Gary
8. Muhammad Fadzli Bin Jani
9. Nicholas Tan Wei Chun
10. Puvanasawaran s/o Manikam
11. Tan Jing Zhi
12. Yeo Jing Jie