Juvenile Delinquency in Windsor, VT
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Windsor 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 129 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Windsor County. Of that total, 20% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 26 court cases. Another 80% were dependency cases that accounted for 103 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Windsor County, are focusing on family therapy and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Windsor County juvenile delinquency numbers will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Windsor County, VT
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Windsor County, VT Courts
Windsor County Superior Court
Address: 12 The Green, Woodstock, VT 5091