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Juvenile Delinquency in Franklin, ME

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Franklin County, juvenile delinquency offenses are on the rise. There are many reasons for the inflation in youth offenders. The juvenile sentence in Maine often depends on the severity of the crime, the number of charges, and other family matters.

In 2017, a total of 37 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Franklin County. Of that total, 65% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 24 court cases. Another 35% were dependency cases that accounted for 13 of the juvenile cases.

A lot of counties, including, Franklin County, are focusing on family counseling and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Franklin County juvenile delinquency tallies will show whether or not this approach is working.

Juvenile Cases Number of cases
Delinquency954
Dependency92
Status67

Government of Franklin County, ME

County Seat: Farmington
Government Type: County
Authority: Home Rule
Year Organized: 1838
Total Square Miles: 1,743
2019 Population: 29,988
Persons/Square Mile: 0.06
County Contact: 140 Main St
Farmington Superior Court
Farmington , ME 04938-1800
http://www.franklincounty.maine.gov/

Franklin County, ME Courts