Faced with cutbacks to youth services and limited opportunities, risk-taking behaviour can, for some, become highly alluring.
New analysis reveals the most common types of anti-social behaviour, and who the victims are.
The police held to account those responsible for nearly 300,000 fewer offences between 2014 and 2018.
Teenagers become indentured to drug dealers after owing them money for weed, creating a hierarchy of exploitation with the user at the bottom.
Drug users aren't the problem – the current 'war on drugs' is.
Street lighting may not actually reduce crime – but it can make people feel safer at night.
Dangerous, vulnerable or just plain stupid – these are some of the stereotypes which young people face when they come in contact with the law.
It's still rare for cases of coercive control to reach prosecution.
When England play a match, there's a 26% increase in reports of domestic abuse. When they lose, reports go up 38%.
There are no easy answers when it comes to tackling knife crime but young people must be at the centre of any possible solution.
The fault lines between highly segregated neighbourhoods have been linked to higher crime rates and mental health issues.
Efforts to regulate social media and censor drill music are wasted. Instead, teachers and police need to give young people opportunities to grow.
The law around 'sexting' needs to be overhauled as the way young people communicate changes and evolves.
Stabbing deaths among young people are at an eight-year high – and the government is not doing anything effective to solve it.
More cats and dogs are being stolen than ever before – here's what you need to know.
An expert in criminology explains why you shouldn't believe everything you see on TV – organised crime is still a very British problem.
The criminal underworld of the BBC drama McMafia is full of glitz and glamour. In Britain, organised crime is far closer to home.
It's time to shatter some common misconceptions about the recent crime wave.
Sex workers shouldn't be victims of violent crime and murder at work – and yet they continue to face daily dangers.
The privatisation of the probation service is failing both offenders and victims.