Juvenile Delinquency in Nelson, VA
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Nelson 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 86 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Nelson County. Of that total, 45% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 39 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Nelson County, are focusing on family counseling and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Nelson County juvenile delinquency tallies will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Nelson County, VA
|Total Square Miles:||474|
|County Contact:|| PO BOX 336
Lovingston , VA 22949-0336