Juvenile Delinquency in Cameron, PA
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Cameron County, juvenile delinquency crimes are on the rise. There are many reasons for the increase in youth offenders. The juvenile sentence in Pennsylvania often depends on the severity of the crime, the number of offenses, and other family matters.
In 2017, a total of 14 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Cameron County. Of that total, 50% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 7 court cases. Another 50% were dependency cases that accounted for 7 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Cameron County, are focusing on family health and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Cameron County juvenile delinquency statistics will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Cameron County, PA
|Total Square Miles:||398|
|County Contact:|| 20 E 5Th St
Emporium , PA 15834-1469