Juvenile Delinquency in Chatham, NC
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Chatham 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 63 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Chatham County. Of that total, 84% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 53 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Chatham County, are focusing on family health and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Chatham County juvenile delinquency statistics will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Chatham County, NC
|Total Square Miles:||710|
|County Contact:|| PO BOX 1809
Pittsboro , NC 27312-1797
Chatham County, NC Courts
Chatham County Superior Court
Address: 40 E Chatham Street, Pittsboro, NC 27312