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Juvenile Delinquency in Wirt, WV

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Wirt County, juvenile delinquency issues are on the rise. There are many reasons for the rise in youth offenders. The juvenile sentence in West Virginia often depends on the severity of the crime, the number of crimes, and other family matters.

In 2017, a total of 41 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Wirt County. Of that total, 0% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 0 court cases. Another 61% were dependency cases that accounted for 25 of the juvenile cases.

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

Juvenile Cases Number of cases
Delinquency51
Dependency105
Status47

Government of Wirt County, WV

County Seat: Elizabeth
Government Type: County
Authority: Dillon's Rule
Year Organized: 1848
Total Square Miles: 235
2019 Population: 5,794
Persons/Square Mile: 0.04
County Contact: PO BOX 53
County Courthouse
Elizabeth , WV 26143-0053
http://www.wirtcounty.wv.gov