Juvenile Delinquency in Mckean, PA
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Mckean 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 247 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Mckean County. Of that total, 38% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 95 court cases. Another 62% were dependency cases that accounted for 152 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Mckean County, are focusing on family health and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Mckean County juvenile delinquency statistics will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of McKean County, PA
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|County Contact:|| 500 W Main St
Smethport , PA 16749-1149
Mckean County, PA Courts
McKean County Common Pleas
Address: 500 W. Main Street, Smethport, PA 16749