Juvenile Delinquency in Hillsborough, NH
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Hillsborough County, juvenile delinquency offenses are on the rise. There are many reasons for the inflation in youth offenders. The juvenile sentence in New Hampshire often depends on the severity of the crime, the number of charges, and other family matters.
In 2008, a total of 597 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Hillsborough County. Of that total, 0% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 1 court cases. Another 44% were dependency cases that accounted for 265 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Hillsborough County, are focusing on family counseling and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Hillsborough County juvenile delinquency tallies will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Hillsborough County, NH
|County Seat:||Manchester and Nashua|
|Total Square Miles:||892|
|County Contact:|| 329 Mast Rd
Goffstown , NH 03045-2430