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Juvenile Delinquency in Rensselaer, NY

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Rensselaer County, juvenile delinquency offenses are on the rise. There are many reasons for the inflation in youth offenders. The juvenile sentence in New York often depends on the severity of the crime, the number of charges, and other family matters.

In 2017, a total of 194 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Rensselaer County. Of that total, 55% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 106 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

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

Juvenile Cases Number of cases
Delinquency3,623
Dependency2,559
Status3,484

Government of Rensselaer County, NY

County Seat: Troy
Government Type: County
Authority: Home Rule
Year Organized: 1791
Total Square Miles: 665
2019 Population: 159,722
Persons/Square Mile: 0.00
County Contact: 1600 7Th Ave
County Courthouse
Troy , NY 12180-3410
http://www.rensco.com

Rensselaer County, NY Courts