Juvenile Delinquency in Dickenson, VA
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Dickenson County, juvenile delinquency crimes are on the rise. There are many reasons for the increase in youth offenders. The juvenile sentence in Virginia often depends on the severity of the crime, the number of offenses, 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 Dickenson County. Of that total, 45% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 58 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Dickenson County, are focusing on family health and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Dickenson County juvenile delinquency statistics will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Dickenson County, VA
|Total Square Miles:||334|
|County Contact:|| PO BOX 1098
Clintwood , VA 24228-1098