Nowadays, many issues of this case is always happened and also have been increasing in Malaysia. As we know, this issue is moral of crime. In that case, the issue is often associated by teenagers because of lack of morals. Vandalism is bad things which is can make problem to the community and also can taint the image of our country. This issue happened because teenager want more attention and they make this thing as a habit. For example, vandalism act which is damage to property, for example, breaking the windows and also make graffiti art using the dark colours. According to Richmond (n, d), he said that “blaming young people for all acts of vandalism makes the problem worse as people who do not feel they are taken seriously often tend to rebel”.
Firstly, a boy or girl of 13 to 19 years old is the one of a hard question that usually can cause why destructing has always come about in Malaysia. Peer influence is one of the issues why teenager or child is always making the wrong choice that choosing a friend that also can be effect to their attitude and will changes the personality to the bad person. Vandalism is actually by a group and they have been involved to bad behaviour which is can be caused lack of moral. It might be a serious issue for the country because it will take many costs to fix it this problem. The teenagers are a new of generations to the country that will colour the future. The solution to fix it this issue is community must be concerned about them and do not ignore about it.
Next, the second cause of why teenagers are leads to do vandalism which is because of lack of attention from their parents. Nowadays most of the parent is always busy with their work and did not give more attention to their children that can cause this issue of vandalism happened. Some of this issue is also come from a troubled family because of that it can affect the teenager morals and attitude. So, the parents should be the example to their children and also must spend more time because it’s about they have important of responsibility to teach their child to be a good person. Furthermore, the child just wants an attention from their parents in spending time together as a happy family. Other than that, the issue of vandalism it caused by the teenagers when they got lack of attention from their parents and they will do anything that can cause vandalism to get back attention from them.
The last but not least, influence of mass media is one of the reasons why vandalism happens among teenagers. It is because a lot of negative elements such as a bad website on social media and also unsuitable tv shows that can be affected to the teenager morals that can tend to a vandalism. Furthermore, this issue also increasing year by year because of the lack of morals among teenagers. This thing happened especially by the social media because of it can influence unhealthy behaviour and also including their parents or friends. So, the solution to this problem is teenagers must protect themselves from affected by the negative elements of social media.
As a conclusion, the cause of vandalism is a bad thing that will occur damaged to property and also bad behaviours by the teenagers because of lack of attitude. This issue can be disrupting the peace of the community and also can taint the images of Malaysia. In addition, the government should play an important role to cooperate for handling this issue of vandalism symptom from occurring in Malaysia.