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Juvenile Delinquency in Wake, NC

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Wake 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 863 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Wake County. Of that total, 87% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 755 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

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

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Government of Wake County, NC

County Seat: Raleigh
Government Type: County
Authority: Dillon's Rule
Year Organized: 1770
Total Square Miles: 857
2019 Population: 1,072,203
Persons/Square Mile: 0.00

Wake County, NC Courts