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Juvenile Delinquency in James City, VA

Unfortunately, in many areas of the James City 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 374 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of James City County. Of that total, 86% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 321 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

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

Juvenile Cases Number of cases
Delinquency7,234
Dependency0
Status1,051

Government of James City County, VA

County Seat: Williamsburg
Government Type: County
Authority: Dillon's Rule
Year Organized: 1634
Total Square Miles: 179
2019 Population: 75,524
Persons/Square Mile: 0.00
County Contact: PO BOX 8784
County Administration Building
Williamsburg , VA 23187-8784
https://www.jamescitycountyva.gov/