Juvenile Delinquency in Steuben, NY
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Steuben 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 64 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Steuben County. Of that total, 84% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 54 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Steuben County, are focusing on family therapy and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Steuben County juvenile delinquency numbers will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Steuben County, NY
|Total Square Miles:||1,404|
|County Contact:|| 3 E Pulteney Sq
County Office Building
Bath , NY 14810-1510