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Juvenile Delinquency in Santa Cruz, AZ

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Santa Cruz 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 325 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Santa Cruz County. Of that total, 75% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 245 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

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

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Government of Santa Cruz County, AZ

County Seat: Nogales
Government Type: County
Authority: Dillon's Rule
Year Organized: 1899
Total Square Miles: 1,238
2019 Population: 46,212
Persons/Square Mile: 0.03
County Contact: 2150 N Congress Dr
County Courthouse
Nogales , AZ 85621-1090

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