Juvenile Delinquency in Arapahoe, CO
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Arapahoe County, juvenile delinquency crimes are on the rise. There are many reasons for the increase in youth offenders. The juvenile sentence in Colorado often depends on the severity of the crime, the number of offenses, and other family matters.
In 2017, a total of 94 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Arapahoe County. Of that total, 1% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 1 court cases. Another 99% were dependency cases that accounted for 93 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Arapahoe County, are focusing on family health and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Arapahoe County juvenile delinquency statistics will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Arapahoe County, CO
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|County Contact:|| 5334 S Prince St
County Administration Building
Littleton , CO 80120-1136