Juvenile Delinquency in Suffolk, NY
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Suffolk 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 321 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Suffolk County. Of that total, 64% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 206 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Suffolk County, are focusing on family counseling and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Suffolk County juvenile delinquency tallies will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Suffolk County, NY
|Total Square Miles:||2,373|
|County Contact:|| 300 Center Dr
Riverhead , NY 11901-3393
Suffolk County, NY Courts
Suffolk County District Court
Address: 400 Carleton Ave, Central Islip, NY 11722