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Juvenile Delinquency in Archuleta, CO

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Archuleta 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 9 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Archuleta County. Of that total, 100% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 9 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

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

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Government of Archuleta County, CO

County Seat: Pagosa Springs
Government Type: County
Authority: Dillon's Rule
Year Organized: 1885
Total Square Miles: 1,356
2019 Population: 13,315
Persons/Square Mile: 0.10

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