Juvenile Delinquency in Columbiana, OH
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Columbiana County, juvenile delinquency crimes are on the rise. There are many reasons for the increase in youth offenders. The juvenile sentence in Ohio often depends on the severity of the crime, the number of offenses, and other family matters.
In 2017, a total of 472 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Columbiana County. Of that total, 44% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 208 court cases. Another 47% were dependency cases that accounted for 220 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Columbiana County, are focusing on family health and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Columbiana County juvenile delinquency statistics will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Columbiana County, OH
|Total Square Miles:||535|
|County Contact:|| 105 S Market St
Lisbon , OH 44432-1255