Juvenile Delinquency in Catawba, NC
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Catawba County, juvenile delinquency offenses are on the rise. There are many reasons for the inflation in youth offenders. The juvenile sentence in North Carolina often depends on the severity of the crime, the number of charges, and other family matters.
In 2017, a total of 323 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Catawba County. Of that total, 62% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 200 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Catawba County, are focusing on family counseling and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Catawba County juvenile delinquency tallies will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Catawba County, NC
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|County Contact:|| PO BOX 389
County Government Center
Newton , NC 28658-0389
Catawba County, NC Courts
Catawba County Superior Court
Address: 100 Government Drive, Newton, NC 28658