Juvenile Delinquency in Richmond, NY
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Richmond 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 188 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Richmond County. Of that total, 73% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 137 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Richmond County, are focusing on family health and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Richmond County juvenile delinquency statistics will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Richmond County, NY Courts
Richmond County , New York City Civil Court
Address: 927 Castleton Avenue (Corner of Bement Avenue), Staten Island, NY 10310