On the effectiveness of public influence on juvenile crime

The article analyzes the issue of preventing juvenile delinquency in Ukraine. It turns out that not always punitive - repressive concept of juvenile delinquency brings a positive result, and, in some cases, on the contrary, leads to the recurrence of criminal offenses.

The low efficiency of work on identifying and prosecuting perpetrators of criminal offenses contributes to the systematic evasion of punishment by criminals. This creates the conditions for new illegal acts and increases the threat to human security.