Juvenile Delinquency in Craven, NC
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Craven 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 162 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Craven County. Of that total, 85% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 137 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Craven County, are focusing on family health and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Craven County juvenile delinquency statistics will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Craven County, NC
|County Seat:||New Bern|
|Total Square Miles:||774|
|County Contact:|| 406 Craven St
New Bern , NC 28560-4911
Craven County, NC Courts
Craven County Superior Court
Address: 302 Broad St, New Bern, NC 28563