Juvenile Delinquency in Nash, NC
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Nash 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 135 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Nash County. Of that total, 96% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 129 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Nash County, are focusing on family health and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Nash County juvenile delinquency statistics will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Nash County, NC
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Nash County, NC Courts
Nash County District Court
Address: 234 W Washington St, Nashville, NC 27856