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Juvenile Delinquency in Custer, CO

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Custer 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 8 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Custer County. Of that total, 100% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 8 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

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

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Government of Custer County, CO

County Seat: Westcliffe
Government Type: County
Authority: Dillon's Rule
Year Organized: 1877
Total Square Miles: 740
2019 Population: 4,874
Persons/Square Mile: 0.15
County Contact: PO BOX 150
County Courthouse
Westcliffe , CO 81252-0150

Custer County, CO Courts