The number of pregnancies among females ages 15 to 19, expressed as a percentage of females in that age group.
A PINS child is a “person in need of supervision,” a youth for whom a complaint has been filed due to non–criminal misconduct such as truancy, incorrigibility, disobedience or running away from home. Petitions represent PINS cases that go to Family Court. This indicator reflects the number of petitions filed per 1,000 county residents 10 to 17 years old. Prior to July 2002, PINS were limited to youth under 16, and rates reflect petitions per 1,000 youths 10 to 15 years old.
A juvenile delinquent is a child 7 to 16 years old who has committed an act that, if committed by an adult, would constitute a crime. County probation departments are the point of entry for a juvenile delinquency case, and each case brought to probation by police or another source is called an “intake.” This indicator measures the number of intakes per 10,000 children ages 7–16.
A juvenile delinquent is a child 7 to 16 years old who has committed an act that, if committed by an adult, would constitute a crime. The number of petitions represents the number of cases brought to Family Court. The indicator measures the number of delinquency petitions per 10,000 county residents ages 7 to 16 years old.