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Juvenile Delinquency in Caldwell, NC

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Caldwell 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 119 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Caldwell County. Of that total, 66% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 78 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

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

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Government of Caldwell County, NC

County Seat: Lenoir
Government Type: County
Authority: Dillon's Rule
Year Organized: 1841
Total Square Miles: 474
2019 Population: 81,981
Persons/Square Mile: 0.01
County Contact: PO Box 2200
Alden E. Starnes County Office Plaza
Lenoir , NC 28645-2200

Caldwell County, NC Courts