Juvenile Delinquency in Wythe, VA
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Wythe 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 238 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Wythe County. Of that total, 74% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 177 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Wythe County, are focusing on family therapy and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Wythe County juvenile delinquency numbers will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Wythe County, VA
|Total Square Miles:||465|
|County Contact:|| 340 S 6Th St
County Administration Building
Wytheville , VA 24382-2513