Juvenile Delinquency in Haywood, NC
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Haywood County, juvenile delinquency issues are on the rise. There are many reasons for the rise in youth offenders. The juvenile sentence in North Carolina often depends on the severity of the crime, the number of crimes, and other family matters.
In 2017, a total of 117 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Haywood County. Of that total, 46% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 54 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Haywood County, are focusing on family therapy and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Haywood County juvenile delinquency numbers will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Haywood County, NC
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Haywood County, NC Courts
Haywood County Superior Court
Address: 285 N Main St Suite 1500, Waynesville, NC 28786