Juvenile Delinquency in Duplin, NC
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Duplin 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 76 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Duplin County. Of that total, 100% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 76 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Duplin County, are focusing on family health and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Duplin County juvenile delinquency statistics will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Duplin County, NC
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|County Contact:|| PO BOX 910
Kenansville , NC 28349-0910
Duplin County, NC Courts
Duplin County Superior Court
Address: 112 Duplin St., Kenansville, NC 28349