Juvenile Delinquency in Anne Arundel, MD
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Anne Arundel County, juvenile delinquency crimes are on the rise. There are many reasons for the increase in youth offenders. The juvenile sentence in Maryland often depends on the severity of the crime, the number of offenses, and other family matters.
In 2017, a total of 515 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Anne Arundel County. Of that total, 95% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 488 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Anne Arundel County, are focusing on family health and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Anne Arundel County juvenile delinquency statistics will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Anne Arundel County, MD
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|County Contact:|| 7 Church Cir
Annapolis , MD 21401-1935