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Juvenile Delinquency in Costilla, CO

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Costilla 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 13 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Costilla County. Of that total, 0% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 0 court cases. Another 100% were dependency cases that accounted for 13 of the juvenile cases.

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

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Government of Costilla County, CO

County Seat: San Luis
Government Type: County
Authority: Dillon's Rule
Year Organized: 1861
Total Square Miles: 1,230
2019 Population: 3,776
Persons/Square Mile: 0.33
County Contact: PO BOX 100
County Courthouse
San Luis , CO 81152-0100

Costilla County, CO Courts