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Juvenile Delinquency in Shenandoah, VA

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Shenandoah 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 365 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Shenandoah County. Of that total, 80% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 292 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

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

Juvenile Cases Number of cases
Delinquency4,854
Dependency0
Status1,022

Government of Shenandoah County, VA

County Seat: Woodstock
Government Type: County
Authority: Dillon's Rule
Year Organized: 1772
Total Square Miles: 512
2019 Population: 43,225
Persons/Square Mile: 0.01
County Contact: 600 N Main St Ste 102
County Courthouse
Woodstock , VA 22664-1855
https://www.shenandoahcountyva.us/