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Synonyms for delinquent

Synonyms for delinquent

a young offender

guilty of a misdeed

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failing in what duty requires

past due

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In the January Psychological Review, Granic and Patterson described recent insights into the development of violent and delinquent behavior gleaned from long-term tracking of child-parent interactions.
There appears to be a linear relationship between blood lead levels and the number of reported delinquent acts from the lowest levels of exposure to the highest," Dietrich says.
Typically, the police could hold alleged delinquents either in juvenile detention facilities or even in local jails at their own discretion, with, at most, nominal judicial supervision.
If delinquents are encouraged, taught, or pressured to be delinquent by other delinquents, there must be some level of attachment.
State law allows restaurant tax collectors to pursue delinquent taxpayers in court and audit their books, but only if the city has an ordinance granting the collector that authority.
Investigators must establish that delinquents have some knowledge that their behavior is problematic.
There are also, however, plenty of private sector buildings on the delinquent lists.
They imply a comparison of before and after measures: in Camp White Eagle's case, self-esteem before and after camp and delinquent behavior before and after camp.
Hence, the only way to rehabilitate juvenile delinquents is to send them into adulthood with this label detached.
Among the delinquent taxpayers are: Five Star Precision Printing Inc.
It was hypothesized that, in general, delinquents would prescribe less severe punishments for deviant behavior, irrespective of the circumstances.
6] Parents, law enforcement officers, schools, and community organizations must recognize the behavior patterns of delinquents to implement appropriate crime prevention strategies.
In California and elsewhere, they established detention homes in order to ensure that female delinquents were not held in jail or police lockups, and they created cottage-style reformatories that were administered by women.
Poor self-control and aggressive behavior typify virtually the entire lives of a small group of hard-core delinquents in New Zealand, and probably elsewhere, Moffitt contends.