Juvenile Delinquency in Herkimer, NY
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Herkimer 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 75 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Herkimer County. Of that total, 69% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 52 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Herkimer County, are focusing on family health and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Herkimer County juvenile delinquency statistics will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Herkimer County, NY
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|County Contact:|| 109 Mary St
County Office Building
Herkimer , NY 13350-1998
Herkimer County, NY Courts
Herkimer County Court
Address: 301 N. Washington Street, Herkimer, NY 13350