In Mogilev region within January-August 2009 juvenile delinquency decreased by 32.6% (387 crimes comparing with 574 crimes within the same period 2008). This is the best result among all the regions of the republic. The in-formation is provided by the deputy chief of the Regional Juvenile Crime Committee Petr Garusov.
In his words, the decrease of juvenile crime in 20 districts of Mogilev region was due to cooperation of different organizations responsible for educative and crime preventive measures among teenagers and families. Within eight months of this year the rate of serious crimes, theft and hooliganism, crimes committed by teenagers' groups and ones committed under intoxication decreased.