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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.

Juvenile Cases Number of cases
Delinquency4,682
Dependency4,806
Status3,142

Government of Schenectady County, NY

County Seat: Schenectady
Government Type: County
Authority: Home Rule
Year Organized: 1809
Total Square Miles: 209
2019 Population: 155,565
Persons/Square Mile: 0.00
County Contact: 620 State St
County Courthouse
Schenectady , NY 12305-2112
http://www.schenectadycounty.com

Schenectady County, NY Courts