Juvenile Delinquency in Beaver, PA
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Beaver County, juvenile delinquency issues are on the rise. There are many reasons for the rise in youth offenders. The juvenile sentence in Pennsylvania often depends on the severity of the crime, the number of crimes, and other family matters.
In 2017, a total of 385 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Beaver County. Of that total, 85% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 329 court cases. Another 13% were dependency cases that accounted for 51 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Beaver County, are focusing on family therapy and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Beaver County juvenile delinquency numbers will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Beaver County, PA
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|County Contact:|| 810 3Rd St
Beaver , PA 15009-2139
Beaver County, PA Courts
Beaver County Common Pleas
Address: 810 3rd Street, Beaver, PA 15009