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Juvenile Delinquency in Alexander, NC

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Alexander County, juvenile delinquency issues are on the rise. There are many reasons for the rise in youth offenders. The juvenile sentence in North Carolina often depends on the severity of the crime, the number of crimes, and other family matters.

In 2017, a total of 74 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Alexander County. Of that total, 93% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 69 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

A lot of counties, including, Alexander County, are focusing on family therapy and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Alexander County juvenile delinquency numbers will show whether or not this approach is working.

Juvenile Cases Number of cases
Delinquency1,874
Dependency114
Status110

Government of Alexander County, NC

County Seat: Taylorsville
Government Type: County
Authority: Dillon's Rule
Year Organized: 1850
Total Square Miles: 264
2019 Population: 37,286
Persons/Square Mile: 0.01

Alexander County, NC Courts