Juvenile Delinquency in Swain, NC
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Swain County, juvenile delinquency offenses are on the rise. There are many reasons for the inflation in youth offenders. The juvenile sentence in North Carolina often depends on the severity of the crime, the number of charges, and other family matters.
In 2017, a total of 11 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Swain County. Of that total, 55% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 6 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Swain County, are focusing on family counseling and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Swain County juvenile delinquency tallies will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Swain County, NC
|County Seat:||Bryson City|
|Total Square Miles:||541|
|County Contact:|| 101 Mitchell Street
County Administration Building
Bryson City , NC 28713-2321
Swain County, NC Courts
Swain County District Court
Address: 101 Mitchell St, Bryson City, NC 28713