Juvenile Delinquency in Tuscarawas, OH
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Tuscarawas County, juvenile delinquency issues are on the rise. There are many reasons for the rise in youth offenders. The juvenile sentence in Ohio often depends on the severity of the crime, the number of crimes, and other family matters.
In 2017, a total of 420 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Tuscarawas County. Of that total, 71% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 297 court cases. Another 8% were dependency cases that accounted for 33 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Tuscarawas County, are focusing on family therapy and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Tuscarawas County juvenile delinquency numbers will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Tuscarawas County, OH
|County Seat:||New Philadelphia|
|Total Square Miles:||571|
|County Contact:|| 125 E High Ave
County Courthouse Annex
New Philadelphia , OH 44663-2503
Tuscarawas County, OH Courts
Tuscarawas County Common Pleas Court
Address: 101 East High Avenue, Suite 201, New Philadelphia, OH 44663