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Juvenile Delinquency in Dinwiddie, VA

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Dinwiddie 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 118 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Dinwiddie County. Of that total, 95% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 112 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

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

Juvenile Cases Number of cases
Delinquency3,062
Dependency0
Status508

Government of Dinwiddie County, VA

County Seat: Dinwiddie
Government Type: County
Authority: Dillon's Rule
Year Organized: 1752
Total Square Miles: 507
2019 Population: 28,208
Persons/Square Mile: 0.02
County Contact: PO BOX 70
County Courthouse
Dinwiddie , VA 23841-0070
http://www.dinwiddieva.us