Juvenile Delinquency in Arlington, VA
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Arlington 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 684 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Arlington County. Of that total, 76% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 519 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Arlington County, are focusing on family counseling and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Arlington County juvenile delinquency tallies will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Arlington County, VA
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|County Contact:|| 2100 Clarendon Blvd
Arlington , VA 22201-5447