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Juvenile Delinquency in Accomack, VA

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Accomack County, juvenile delinquency issues are on the rise. There are many reasons for the rise in youth offenders. The juvenile sentence in Virginia often depends on the severity of the crime, the number of crimes, and other family matters.

In 2017, a total of 109 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Accomack County. Of that total, 56% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 61 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

A lot of counties, including, Accomack County, are focusing on family therapy and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Accomack County juvenile delinquency numbers will show whether or not this approach is working.

Juvenile Cases Number of cases
Delinquency3,403
Dependency0
Status881

Government of Accomack County, VA

County Seat: Accomac
Government Type: County
Authority: Dillon's Rule
Year Organized: 1663
Total Square Miles: 1,310
2019 Population: 32,545
Persons/Square Mile: 0.04
County Contact: PO BOX 388
County Courthouse
Accomac , VA 23301-0388
https://www.co.accomack.va.us/