Juvenile Delinquency in New Castle, DE
Unfortunately, in many areas of the New Castle County, juvenile delinquency issues are on the rise. There are many reasons for the rise in youth offenders. The juvenile sentence in Delaware often depends on the severity of the crime, the number of crimes, and other family matters.
In 2017, a total of 2 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of New Castle County. Of that total, 100% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 2 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, New Castle County, are focusing on family therapy and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future New Castle County juvenile delinquency numbers will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of New Castle County, DE
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|County Contact:|| 87 Reads Way
County Government Center
New Castle , DE 19720-1648
New Castle County, DE Courts
Delaware Supreme Court
Address: 405 North King Street, Suite 509, Wilmington, DE 19801
Wilmington Superior Court
Address: 500 North King Street, Wilmington, DE 19801
Middletown Justice of the Peace Court
Address: 757 North Broad Street, Middletown, DE 19709
Price's Corner Justice of the Peace Court
Address: 210 Greenbank Road, Wilmington, DE 19808
New Castle Justice of the Peace Court
Address: 2 Penns Way Suite 100A, New Castle, DE 19720
Wilmington Justice of the Peace Court
Address: 1010 Concord Ave, Wilmington, DE 19802