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.
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Government of Forsyth County, NC
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Forsyth County, NC Courts
Forsyth County Superior Court
Address: 200 N Main St., Winston Salem, NC 27101