Juveniles detained

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Definitions: The unique number of youth placed in state operated detention centers.

Data Source: North Carolina Juvenile Justice Section: Juvenile Crime Prevention Council County Data Book.

Footnotes: County counts do not include detention admissions from Native American Reservations or Federal Marshall.

North Carolina's juvenile justice system jurisdiction extends to youth ages 6-17 charged with status/undisciplined offenses and juveniles ages 6-15 charged with misdemeanors and felonies.  Youth ages 16 and older charged with misdemeanors or felonies are prosecuted in adult courts.

Last updated July 2018.