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Juvenile Delinquency in Columbus, NC

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Columbus 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 57 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Columbus County. Of that total, 100% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 57 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

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

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Government of Columbus County, NC

County Seat: Whiteville
Government Type: County
Authority: Dillon's Rule
Year Organized: 1808
Total Square Miles: 954
2019 Population: 55,936
Persons/Square Mile: 0.02
County Contact: 111 Washington St
County Courthouse
Whiteville , NC 28472-3324

Columbus County, NC Courts