Juvenile Delinquency in Schenectady, NY
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Schenectady 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 196 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Schenectady County. Of that total, 73% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 143 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Schenectady County, are focusing on family health and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Schenectady County juvenile delinquency statistics will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Schenectady County, NY
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|County Contact:|| 620 State St
Schenectady , NY 12305-2112
Schenectady County, NY Courts
Schenectady County Court
Address: 612 State Street, Schenectady, NY 12305