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Juvenile Delinquency in Tazewell, VA

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Tazewell 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 216 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Tazewell County. Of that total, 64% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 138 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

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

Juvenile Cases Number of cases
Delinquency4,607
Dependency0
Status1,434

Government of Tazewell County, VA

County Seat: Tazewell
Government Type: County
Authority: Dillon's Rule
Year Organized: 1800
Total Square Miles: 520
2019 Population: 41,095
Persons/Square Mile: 0.01