Juvenile Delinquency in Adams, CO
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Adams County, juvenile delinquency issues are on the rise. There are many reasons for the rise in youth offenders. The juvenile sentence in Colorado often depends on the severity of the crime, the number of crimes, and other family matters.
In 2017, a total of 574 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Adams County. Of that total, 82% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 471 court cases. Another 18% were dependency cases that accounted for 103 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Adams County, are focusing on family therapy and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Adams County juvenile delinquency numbers will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Adams County, CO
|Total Square Miles:||1,184|
|County Contact:|| 4430 S Adams County Pkwy
County Administration Building
Brighton , CO 80601-8222