Juvenile Delinquency in Sagadahoc, ME
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Sagadahoc County, juvenile delinquency issues are on the rise. There are many reasons for the rise in youth offenders. The juvenile sentence in Maine often depends on the severity of the crime, the number of crimes, and other family matters.
In 2017, a total of 98 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Sagadahoc County. Of that total, 85% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 83 court cases. Another 15% were dependency cases that accounted for 15 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Sagadahoc County, are focusing on family therapy and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Sagadahoc County juvenile delinquency numbers will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Sagadahoc County, ME
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Sagadahoc County, ME Courts
Sagadahoc County District Court
Address: 101 New Meadows Road, West Bath, ME 4530