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... Youth Violence of Youth Violence Introduction According to Lane (2004), violence costs the government of the United States approximately $ 425 billion annually for use in criminal justice, security, victim treatment, reduced productivity and low quality of life. However, violence amongst youths is the widely recognized form of violence in the society. Throughout the world, media present reports on almost daily a basis about violence being perpetrated by youths in schools or as gangs in the streets (Lane, 2004). Youth violence does not only affect the victims but it also leads to significant effects to the families of those affected, their friends and the communities (Rutherford, Quinn, and Mathur,...