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Juvenile Delinquency in Rappahannock, VA

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Rappahannock 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 21 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Rappahannock County. Of that total, 52% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 11 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

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

Juvenile Cases Number of cases
Delinquency360
Dependency0
Status157

Government of Rappahannock County, VA

County Seat: Washington
Government Type: County
Authority: Dillon's Rule
Year Organized: 1833
Total Square Miles: 267
2019 Population: 7,321
Persons/Square Mile: 0.04
County Contact: PO Box 519
County Courthouse
Washington , VA 22747-0519
http://www.rappahannockcountyva.gov