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Juvenile Delinquency in Prince Edward, VA

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Prince Edward County, juvenile delinquency crimes are on the rise. There are many reasons for the increase in youth offenders. The juvenile sentence in Virginia often depends on the severity of the crime, the number of offenses, and other family matters.

In 2017, a total of 94 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Prince Edward County. Of that total, 82% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 77 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

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

Juvenile Cases Number of cases
Delinquency3,066
Dependency0
Status630

Government of Prince Edward County, VA

County Seat: Farmville
Government Type: County
Authority: Dillon's Rule
Year Organized: 1754
Total Square Miles: 354
2019 Population: 22,703
Persons/Square Mile: 0.02
County Contact: PO BOX 382
County Courthouse
Farmville , VA 23901-0382
http://www.co.prince-edward.va.us/