Juvenile Delinquency in Graham, AZ
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Graham County, juvenile delinquency issues are on the rise. There are many reasons for the rise in youth offenders. The juvenile sentence in Arizona often depends on the severity of the crime, the number of crimes, and other family matters.
In 2017, a total of 244 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Graham County. Of that total, 72% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 176 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Graham County, are focusing on family therapy and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Graham County juvenile delinquency numbers will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Graham County, AZ
|Total Square Miles:||4,641|
|County Contact:|| 921 W Thatcher Blvd Bldg Services
County General Services Building
Safford , AZ 85546-3133