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.
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Government of Caroline County, MD
|Total Square Miles:||326|
|County Contact:|| 109 Market St
Denton , MD 21629-1055
Caroline County, MD Courts
Caroline County District Court
Address: 207 S. Third Street, Denton, MD 21629