Juvenile Delinquency in Rockingham, NH
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Rockingham County, juvenile delinquency issues are on the rise. There are many reasons for the rise in youth offenders. The juvenile sentence in New Hampshire often depends on the severity of the crime, the number of crimes, and other family matters.
In 2008, a total of 822 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Rockingham County. Of that total, 69% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 570 court cases. Another 12% were dependency cases that accounted for 95 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Rockingham County, are focusing on family therapy and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Rockingham County juvenile delinquency numbers will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Rockingham County, NH
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|County Contact:|| 119 North RD
Brentwood , NH 03833-6624
Rockingham County, NH Courts
Rockingham County Superior Court South
Address: 10 Route 125, Brentwood, NH 3833