Each book in this series explores an issue that may affect young people's lives. The books are aimed directly at children and provide support to them and also to parents and teachers. This books includes statistics about crime today and in the past. The book explores what youth crime means, why it happens, the types of crime young people commit and the repercussions they may face. What we can do about youth crime is also covered and includes advice on how to be safe and how to avoid becoming a victim of crime.