Juvenile Delinquency in Mcdowell, NC
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Mcdowell 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 102 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Mcdowell County. Of that total, 60% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 61 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Mcdowell County, are focusing on family therapy and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Mcdowell County juvenile delinquency numbers will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of McDowell County, NC
|Total Square Miles:||446|
|County Contact:|| 60 E Court St
County Administration Bldg
Marion , NC 28752-4041
Mcdowell County, NC Courts
Mcdowell County District Court
Address: 21 S Main St, Marion, NC 28752