Juvenile Delinquency in Webster, WV
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Webster County, juvenile delinquency offenses are on the rise. There are many reasons for the inflation in youth offenders. The juvenile sentence in West Virginia often depends on the severity of the crime, the number of charges, and other family matters.
In 2017, a total of 123 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Webster County. Of that total, 0% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 0 court cases. Another 100% were dependency cases that accounted for 123 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Webster County, are focusing on family counseling and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Webster County juvenile delinquency tallies will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Webster County, WV
|County Seat:||Webster Springs|
|Total Square Miles:||556|
|County Contact:|| 2 Court Sq Rm G-1
Webster Springs , WV 26288-1049