Juvenile Delinquency in Burlington, NJ
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Burlington County, juvenile delinquency crimes are on the rise. There are many reasons for the increase in youth offenders. The juvenile sentence in New Jersey often depends on the severity of the crime, the number of offenses, and other family matters.
In 2017, a total of 1286 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Burlington County. Of that total, 72% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 924 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Burlington County, are focusing on family health and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Burlington County juvenile delinquency statistics will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Burlington County, NJ
|County Seat:||Mount Holly|
|Total Square Miles:||820|
|County Contact:|| 49 Rancocas Rd
County Office Building
Mount Holly , NJ 08060-1317