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Juvenile Delinquency in Garrett, MD

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Garrett 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 166 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Garrett County. Of that total, 70% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 116 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

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

Juvenile Cases Number of cases
Delinquency3,543
Dependency0
Status1,211

Government of Garrett County, MD

County Seat: Oakland
Government Type: County
Authority: Dillon's Rule
Year Organized: 1872
Total Square Miles: 656
2019 Population: 29,233
Persons/Square Mile: 0.02
County Contact: 203 S 4Th St
County Courthouse
Oakland , MD 21550-1553
https://www.garrettcounty.org/

Garrett County, MD Courts