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Juvenile Delinquency in Orleans, VT

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Orleans County, juvenile delinquency crimes are on the rise. There are many reasons for the increase in youth offenders. The juvenile sentence in Vermont often depends on the severity of the crime, the number of offenses, and other family matters.

In 2017, a total of 71 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Orleans County. Of that total, 41% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 29 court cases. Another 59% were dependency cases that accounted for 42 of the juvenile cases.

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

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Government of Orleans County, VT

County Seat: Newport
Government Type: County
Authority: Dillon's Rule
Year Organized: 1792
Total Square Miles: 721
2019 Population: 26,841
Persons/Square Mile: 0.03
County Contact: 217 Main St
County Courthouse
Newport , VT 05855-5540

Orleans County, VT Courts