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Juvenile Delinquency in Forsyth, NC

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Forsyth 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 646 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Forsyth County. Of that total, 93% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 603 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

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

Juvenile Cases Number of cases
Delinquency15,369
Dependency1,285
Status2,703

Government of Forsyth County, NC

County Seat: Winston-Salem
Government Type: County
Authority: Dillon's Rule
Year Organized: 1849
Total Square Miles: 413
2019 Population: 376,320
Persons/Square Mile: 0.00

Forsyth County, NC Courts