Juvenile Delinquency in Carteret, NC
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Carteret County, juvenile delinquency crimes are on the rise. There are many reasons for the increase in youth offenders. The juvenile sentence in North Carolina often depends on the severity of the crime, the number of offenses, and other family matters.
In 2017, a total of 45 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Carteret County. Of that total, 84% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 38 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Carteret County, are focusing on family health and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Carteret County juvenile delinquency statistics will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Carteret County, NC
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Carteret County, NC Courts
Carteret County Superior Court
Address: 300 Courthouse Square, Beaufort, NC 28516