Juvenile Delinquency in Albany, NY
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Albany County, juvenile delinquency crimes are on the rise. There are many reasons for the increase in youth offenders. The juvenile sentence in New York often depends on the severity of the crime, the number of offenses, and other family matters.
In 2017, a total of 420 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Albany County. Of that total, 67% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 283 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Albany County, are focusing on family health and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Albany County juvenile delinquency statistics will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Albany County, NY
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|County Contact:|| 112 State St Room 1200
County Office Building
Albany , NY 12207-2005