Juvenile Delinquency in Transylvania, NC
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Transylvania County, juvenile delinquency crimes are on the rise. There are many reasons for the increase in youth offenders. The juvenile sentence in North Carolina often depends on the severity of the crime, the number of offenses, and other family matters.
In 2017, a total of 47 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Transylvania County. Of that total, 66% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 31 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Transylvania County, are focusing on family health and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Transylvania County juvenile delinquency statistics will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Transylvania County, NC
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Transylvania County, NC Courts
Transylvania County District Court
Address: 7 East Main St, Brevard, NC 28712