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Juvenile Delinquency in Cuyahoga, OH

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Cuyahoga 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 717 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Cuyahoga County. Of that total, 1% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 4 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 2 of the juvenile cases.

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

Juvenile Cases Number of cases
Delinquency5,229
Dependency69
Status15,945

Government of Cuyahoga County, OH

County Seat: Cleveland
Government Type: County
Authority: Home Rule
Year Organized: 1808
Total Square Miles: 1,246
2019 Population: 1,248,514
Persons/Square Mile: 0.00

Cuyahoga County, OH Courts