Juvenile Delinquency in Harnett, NC
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Harnett 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 212 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Harnett County. Of that total, 86% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 183 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Harnett County, are focusing on family health and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Harnett County juvenile delinquency statistics will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Harnett County, NC
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Harnett County, NC Courts
Harnett County Superior Court
Address: 301 W. Cornelius Harnett Blvd Suite 100, Lillington, NC 27546