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Juvenile Delinquency in Caroline, MD

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Caroline County, juvenile delinquency issues are on the rise. There are many reasons for the rise in youth offenders. The juvenile sentence in Maryland often depends on the severity of the crime, the number of crimes, and other family matters.

In 2017, a total of 212 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Caroline County. Of that total, 83% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 176 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

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

Juvenile Cases Number of cases
Delinquency6,447
Dependency0
Status1,262

Government of Caroline County, MD

County Seat: Denton
Government Type: County
Authority: Home Rule
Year Organized: 1773
Total Square Miles: 326
2019 Population: 33,193
Persons/Square Mile: 0.01
County Contact: 109 Market St
County Courthouse
Denton , MD 21629-1055
http://www.carolinemd.org/governmt/

Caroline County, MD Courts