Juvenile Delinquency in Ontario, NY
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Ontario 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 100 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Ontario County. Of that total, 90% 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, Ontario County, are focusing on family therapy and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Ontario County juvenile delinquency numbers will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Ontario County, NY
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|County Contact:|| 20 Ontario St
County Municipal Building
Canandaigua , NY 14424-1802