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Juvenile Delinquency in Pittsylvania, VA

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Pittsylvania 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 233 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Pittsylvania County. Of that total, 76% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 176 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

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

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Government of Pittsylvania County, VA

County Seat: Chatham
Government Type: County
Authority: Dillon's Rule
Year Organized: 1767
Total Square Miles: 978
2019 Population: 61,258
Persons/Square Mile: 0.02
County Contact: PO BOX 426
County Courthouse
Chatham , VA 24531-0426