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Juvenile Delinquency in Yavapai, AZ

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Yavapai 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 1130 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Yavapai County. Of that total, 77% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 871 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

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

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Government of Yavapai County, AZ

County Seat: Prescott
Government Type: County
Authority: Dillon's Rule
Year Organized: 1864
Total Square Miles: 8,128
2019 Population: 228,168
Persons/Square Mile: 0.04

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