Juvenile Delinquency in Denver, CO
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Denver 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 172 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Denver County. Of that total, 1% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 1 court cases. Another 99% were dependency cases that accounted for 171 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Denver County, are focusing on family counseling and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Denver County juvenile delinquency tallies will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Denver County, CO
|Government Type:||City-County Consolidation|
|Total Square Miles:||155|
|County Contact:|| 1437 Bannock St
City And County Building
Denver , CO 80202-5337
Denver County, CO Courts
Colorado Supreme Court
Address: 1300 Broadway, Suite 500, Denver, CO 80203
Colorado Court of Appeals
Address: 2 East 14th Avenue, Denver, CO 80203
Denver City & County District Court
Address: 1437 Bannock Street, Room 256 (Clerk's Office) Room 431 (Jury), Denver, CO 80202
Lindsey-Flanigan County District Court
Address: 520 West Colfax Avenue, Denver, CO 80204