Juvenile Delinquency in Harford, MD
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Harford County, juvenile delinquency offenses are on the rise. There are many reasons for the inflation in youth offenders. The juvenile sentence in Maryland often depends on the severity of the crime, the number of charges, and other family matters.
In 2017, a total of 971 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Harford County. Of that total, 98% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 952 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Harford County, are focusing on family counseling and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Harford County juvenile delinquency tallies will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Harford County, MD
|County Seat:||Bel Air|
|Total Square Miles:||527|