Juvenile Delinquency in Richmond, NC
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Richmond 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 74 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Richmond County. Of that total, 92% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 68 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Richmond County, are focusing on family therapy and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Richmond County juvenile delinquency numbers will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Richmond County, NC
|Total Square Miles:||480|
|County Contact:|| PO BOX 504
County Administration Building
Rockingham , NC 28380-0504
Richmond County, NC Courts
Richmond County Superior Court
Address: 105 W Franklin St, Rockingham, NC 28379