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Juvenile Delinquency in La Paz, AZ

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

In 2017, a total of 36 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of La Paz County. Of that total, 56% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 20 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

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

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Government of La Paz County, AZ

County Seat: Parker
Government Type: County
Authority: Dillon's Rule
Year Organized: 1983
Total Square Miles: 4,514
2019 Population: 20,601
Persons/Square Mile: 0.22
County Contact: 1108 S Joshua Ave
County Courthouse
Parker , AZ 85344-5735

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