Juvenile Delinquency in Niagara, NY
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Niagara 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 271 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Niagara County. Of that total, 89% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 240 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Niagara County, are focusing on family therapy and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Niagara County juvenile delinquency numbers will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Niagara County, NY
|Total Square Miles:||1,140|
|County Contact:|| 175 Hawley St
Lockport , NY 14094-2740
Niagara County, NY Courts
Niagara County Court
Address: 175 Hawley Street, Lockport, NY 14094