Juvenile Delinquency in New Hanover, NC
Unfortunately, in many areas of the New Hanover 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 174 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of New Hanover County. Of that total, 94% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 163 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, New Hanover County, are focusing on family therapy and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future New Hanover County juvenile delinquency numbers will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of New Hanover County, NC
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New Hanover County, NC Courts
New Hanover County Superior Court
Address: 316 Princess St, Wilmington, NC 28401