In South Africa, the criminals are winning and the justice system is failing.
I believe that crime must be stopped before it starts. Crime prevention shouldn’t be about more guns or more reactionary violence, it should be about helping children not becoming criminals.
Consequently, i love this TED Talks video! Please watch it.
“When a kid commits a crime, the justice system has a choice: prosecute to the full extent of the law, or take a step back and ask if saddling young people with criminal records is the right thing to do every time. In this searching talk, Adam Foss, a prosecutor with the Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office in Boston, makes his case for a reformed justice system that replaces wrath with opportunity, changing people’s lives for the better instead of ruining them”