Juvenile Delinquency in Wicomico, MD
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Wicomico County, juvenile delinquency crimes are on the rise. There are many reasons for the increase in youth offenders. The juvenile sentence in Maryland often depends on the severity of the crime, the number of offenses, and other family matters.
In 2017, a total of 663 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Wicomico County. Of that total, 94% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 622 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Wicomico County, are focusing on family health and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Wicomico County juvenile delinquency statistics will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Wicomico County, MD
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|County Contact:|| 125 N Division St
County Office Building
Salisbury , MD 21801-5030