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Juvenile Delinquency in Passaic, NJ

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Passaic County, juvenile delinquency issues are on the rise. There are many reasons for the rise in youth offenders. The juvenile sentence in New Jersey often depends on the severity of the crime, the number of crimes, and other family matters.

In 2017, a total of 142 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Passaic County. Of that total, 94% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 133 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

A lot of counties, including, Passaic County, are focusing on family therapy and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Passaic County juvenile delinquency numbers will show whether or not this approach is working.

Juvenile Cases Number of cases
Delinquency5,754
Dependency0
Status1,052

Government of Passaic County, NJ

County Seat: Paterson
Government Type: County
Authority: Dillon's Rule
Year Organized: 1837
Total Square Miles: 197
2019 Population: 512,607
Persons/Square Mile: 0.00
County Contact: 401 Grand St
County Administration Building
Paterson , NJ 07505-2027
http://www.passaiccountynj.org/