Juvenile Delinquency in Frederick, VA
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Frederick 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 285 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Frederick County. Of that total, 90% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 257 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Frederick County, are focusing on family therapy and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Frederick County juvenile delinquency numbers will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Frederick County, VA
|Total Square Miles:||416|
|County Contact:|| 107 N Kent St
Winchester , VA 22601-5039