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Juvenile Delinquency in Bent, CO

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Bent 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 6 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Bent County. Of that total, 0% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 0 court cases. Another 100% were dependency cases that accounted for 6 of the juvenile cases.

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

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Government of Bent County, CO

County Seat: Las Animas
Government Type: County
Authority: Dillon's Rule
Year Organized: 1870
Total Square Miles: 1,541
2019 Population: 5,938
Persons/Square Mile: 0.26
County Contact: 725 Bent Ave
County Courthouse
Las Animas , CO 81054-1743

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