Juvenile Delinquency in Amelia, VA
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Amelia County, juvenile delinquency offenses are on the rise. There are many reasons for the inflation in youth offenders. The juvenile sentence in Virginia often depends on the severity of the crime, the number of charges, and other family matters.
In 2017, a total of 81 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Amelia County. Of that total, 74% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 60 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Amelia County, are focusing on family counseling and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Amelia County juvenile delinquency tallies will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Amelia County, VA
|County Seat:||Amelia Court House|
|Total Square Miles:||359|