Juvenile Delinquency in Allegany, MD
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Allegany County, juvenile delinquency offenses are on the rise. There are many reasons for the inflation in youth offenders. The juvenile sentence in Maryland often depends on the severity of the crime, the number of charges, and other family matters.
In 2017, a total of 460 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Allegany County. Of that total, 77% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 353 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Allegany County, are focusing on family counseling and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Allegany County juvenile delinquency tallies will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Allegany County, MD
|Total Square Miles:||430|
|County Contact:|| 701 Kelly Road
County Office Building
Cumberland , MD 21502-2882