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Juvenile Delinquency in Dutchess, NY

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Dutchess 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 163 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Dutchess County. Of that total, 55% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 90 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

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

Juvenile Cases Number of cases
Delinquency5,357
Dependency2,514
Status4,009

Government of Dutchess County, NY

County Seat: Poughkeepsie
Government Type: County
Authority: Home Rule
Year Organized: 1683
Total Square Miles: 825
2019 Population: 295,568
Persons/Square Mile: 0.00
County Contact: 22 Market St
County Office Building
Poughkeepsie , NY 12601-3222
http://www.dutchessny.gov

Dutchess County, NY Courts