Juvenile Delinquency in Storey, NV
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Storey County, juvenile delinquency crimes are on the rise. There are many reasons for the increase in youth offenders. The juvenile sentence in Nevada often depends on the severity of the crime, the number of offenses, and other family matters.
In 2014, a total of 17 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Storey County. Of that total, 100% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 17 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Storey County, are focusing on family health and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Storey County juvenile delinquency statistics will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Storey County, NV
|County Seat:||Virginia City|
|Total Square Miles:||264|