Juvenile Delinquency in Broomfield, CO
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Broomfield County, juvenile delinquency offenses are on the rise. There are many reasons for the inflation in youth offenders. The juvenile sentence in Colorado often depends on the severity of the crime, the number of charges, and other family matters.
In 2017, a total of 73 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Broomfield County. Of that total, 88% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 64 court cases. Another 12% were dependency cases that accounted for 9 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Broomfield County, are focusing on family counseling and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Broomfield County juvenile delinquency tallies will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Broomfield County, CO
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