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Juvenile Delinquency in Chowan, NC

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Chowan 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 38 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Chowan County. Of that total, 100% 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, Chowan County, are focusing on family counseling and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Chowan County juvenile delinquency tallies will show whether or not this approach is working.

Juvenile Cases Number of cases
Delinquency1,242
Dependency48
Status69

Government of Chowan County, NC

County Seat: Edenton
Government Type: County
Authority: Dillon's Rule
Year Organized: 1672
Total Square Miles: 233
2019 Population: 14,105
Persons/Square Mile: 0.02
County Contact: PO BOX 1030
County Courthouse
Edenton , NC 27932-1030
http://www.chowancounty-nc.gov

Chowan County, NC Courts