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Juvenile Delinquency in Maricopa, AZ

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Maricopa 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 109 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Maricopa County. Of that total, 8% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 9 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

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

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Government of Maricopa County, AZ

County Seat: Phoenix
Government Type: County
Authority: Dillon's Rule
Year Organized: 1871
Total Square Miles: 9,224
2019 Population: 4,307,033
Persons/Square Mile: 0.00

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