Juvenile Delinquency in Buncombe, NC
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Buncombe 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 360 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Buncombe County. Of that total, 64% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 229 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Buncombe County, are focusing on family therapy and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Buncombe County juvenile delinquency numbers will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Buncombe County, NC
|Total Square Miles:||660|
|County Contact:|| 205 College St
Asheville , NC 28801-3024
Buncombe County, NC Courts
Buncombe County Superior Court
Address: 60 Court Plaza, Asheville, NC 28801