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Juvenile Delinquency in Surry, NC

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Surry 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 149 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Surry County. Of that total, 81% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 121 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

A lot of counties, including, Surry County, are focusing on family therapy and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Surry County juvenile delinquency numbers will show whether or not this approach is working.

Juvenile Cases Number of cases
Delinquency3,431
Dependency285
Status1,046

Government of Surry County, NC

County Seat: Dobson
Government Type: County
Authority: Dillon's Rule
Year Organized: 1770
Total Square Miles: 536
2019 Population: 72,224
Persons/Square Mile: 0.01
County Contact: 118 Hamby Rd Ste 329
County Government Center
Dobson , NC 27017-8471
http://www.co.surry.nc.us

Surry County, NC Courts