Juvenile Delinquency in Lamoille, VT
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Lamoille County, juvenile delinquency issues are on the rise. There are many reasons for the rise in youth offenders. The juvenile sentence in Vermont often depends on the severity of the crime, the number of crimes, and other family matters.
In 2017, a total of 60 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Lamoille County. Of that total, 37% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 22 court cases. Another 63% were dependency cases that accounted for 38 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Lamoille County, are focusing on family therapy and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Lamoille County juvenile delinquency numbers will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Lamoille County, VT
|County Seat:||Hyde Park|
|Total Square Miles:||464|
|County Contact:|| PO BOX 490
Hyde Park , VT 05655-0490
Lamoille County, VT Courts
Lamoille County Superior Court
Address: 154 Main Street, Hyde Park, VT 5655