Crime And Justice

Teens And Social Change

Teens sometimes get a bad rep but in fact, young people are becoming the face of change more than ever. Read about just some of the young people making a difference in their community. Why make changes? Life can often

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Downloads

Want to download music and films? Confused about the law? We straighten up a few facts for you. What is peer-to-peer? Peer-to-peer sharing lets you download sound files, videos and documents from other online users. The person doesn’t need to

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Being A Witness

Do you have to go to court because you witnessed a crime? n2k runs down what you could expect to happen. What is a witness? A witness isn’t only a person who saw a crime– a witness can also:- Know

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Weapons And The Law

Young people committing knife crime, gun crime, and crimes with other weapons has been reported widely in the media over the last couple of years because of a number of tragic events. What are the laws surrounding weapons? Knives In

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Gang Life

Ex New York gang member Sergio Argueta is currently on a tour of London schools, talking about his experiences. Watch the video of his inspirational speech at one school assembly. Strong not glam Sergio Argueta left his gang after his

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Victim Support

A charity called Victim Support has published research results on why some young people can sometimes turn to violent behaviour. Research Research published by the charity Victim Support has revealed that there are many complex reasons why young people may

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Youth Juries

A new scheme is planned where 10-17 year old will serve as youth juries. Is this a good idea? What is a jury? A jury involves 12 adults who decide whether a defendant – that is the person being accused

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Identity Fraud

25% of people in the UK have either been the victims of identity fraud or know somebody that has. National Identity Fraud Prevention Week is designed to help more people become aware of the dangers. What is identity fraud? Identity fraud is when

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Street Safe

How safe do you feel walking the streets in your area? n2k looks at why teenagers get mugged and what to do if does happen. How safe do you feel? For the last month n2k has been running a vote

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I Was A Victim Of Crime

When watching the news or reading the papers, you might worry about crime. We chat to two readers who were victims of crime and find out how they coped with the effects. We were burgled “It’s the thought that they’d

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