Juvenile Delinquency in Pitt, NC
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Pitt 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 363 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Pitt County. Of that total, 98% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 357 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Pitt County, are focusing on family therapy and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Pitt County juvenile delinquency numbers will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Pitt County, NC
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Pitt County, NC Courts
Pitt County District Court
Address: 100 W Third St, Greenville, NC 27835