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Owens, who has worked for the San Diego police department for nearly 20 years, pulled toward the curb and got out of his car. As he approached, three teenagers slowly slunk out from behind an electrical box: a boy, David, 15, whose identity, along with those of other minors, is being protected, and two girls. Heads hanging, shoulders slouched, they knew they were caught.
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Having a curfew seems unfair and unreasonable, but what many teens fail to realize is that curfews are actually beneficial to their overall well-being. Curfews have many advantages that teenagers might not realize; these advantages include staying out of trouble, better time management, less sleep deprivation, and increased focus in school. When following curfews, teens tend to stay out of trouble more because criminal activity or high-risk behavior is more likely to occur later in the evening when parental supervision is not present.
Jump to navigation. I think the best way to help teenagers mature is to let them understand the importance of being responsible and train their time management skills. I believe that teenagers should have a curfew.
Researcher and child development specialist Jan Faull, MEd, weighs in on how to decide on the right curfew for your child based on his age. As a mom of a teen, it's time to put on your power-parenting persona and open up curfew negotiations. There's no need to worry too much, because deep in your teens' heart, he really wants a reasonable and somewhat flexible curfew.
Malaysiakini Letter. Although it was only a viral fake news, but as a former youth and teenager myself, I have the opinion that the suggestion should be welcomed and not rejected wholly but it could indeed be improvised a little by either lowering the age limit to below 18 years old or the age limit could be lowered to 16 or having the time adjusted to midnight instead of 10pm. Have we forgotten about the tragedy in Johor Baru where eight teenage cyclists were killed in an accident at 3am?
All the Yes points: Youth crime is a major and growing problem, often involving both drugs and violence. The use of child curfews can help to protect vulnerable children. There is no good reason for children to be out unaccompanied late at night.