Juvenile Delinquency in Chemung, NY
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Chemung County, juvenile delinquency issues are on the rise. There are many reasons for the rise in youth offenders. The juvenile sentence in New York often depends on the severity of the crime, the number of crimes, and other family matters.
In 2017, a total of 91 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Chemung County. Of that total, 86% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 78 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Chemung County, are focusing on family therapy and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Chemung County juvenile delinquency numbers will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Chemung County, NY
|Total Square Miles:||411|
|County Contact:|| 203 Lake Street
John H. Hazlett Building
Elmira , NY 14901-3108
Chemung County, NY Courts
Chemung County Court
Address: 224 Lake St., Elmira, NY 14902