Juvenile Delinquency in Calvert, MD
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Calvert 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 357 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Calvert County. Of that total, 82% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 291 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Calvert County, are focusing on family health and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Calvert County juvenile delinquency statistics will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Calvert County, MD
|County Seat:||Prince Frederick|
|Total Square Miles:||345|
|County Contact:|| 175 Main Street
Prince Frederick , MD 20678-3337