Juvenile Delinquency in Charles, MD
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Charles 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 702 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Charles County. Of that total, 99% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 694 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Charles County, are focusing on family therapy and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Charles County juvenile delinquency numbers will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Charles County, MD
|County Seat:||La Plata|
|Total Square Miles:||643|
|County Contact:|| 200 Baltimore Street
P.O. Box 2150
La Plata , MD 20646-2150
Charles County, MD Courts
Charles County District Court
Address: 11 Washington Avenue, Laplata, MD 20646