Juvenile Delinquency in Yuma, AZ
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Yuma County, juvenile delinquency offenses are on the rise. There are many reasons for the inflation in youth offenders. The juvenile sentence in Arizona often depends on the severity of the crime, the number of charges, and other family matters.
In 2017, a total of 1660 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Yuma County. Of that total, 76% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 1256 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Yuma County, are focusing on family counseling and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Yuma County juvenile delinquency tallies will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Yuma County, AZ
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Yuma County, AZ Courts
Superior Court – Yuma County, Arizona
Address: 250 W. 2nd Street Suite E, Yuma, AZ 85364
Justice Courts – Yuma County, Arizona
Address: 250 W. 2nd Street Suite A, Yuma, AZ 85364
Yuma Municipal Court
Address: 1515 S. 2nd Avenue, Yuma, AZ 85364