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Juvenile Delinquency in El Paso, CO

Unfortunately, in many areas of the El Paso 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 270 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of El Paso County. Of that total, 0% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 1 court cases. Another 100% were dependency cases that accounted for 269 of the juvenile cases.

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

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Government of El Paso County, CO

County Seat: Colorado Springs
Government Type: County
Authority: Dillon's Rule
Year Organized: 1861
Total Square Miles: 2,130
2019 Population: 699,232
Persons/Square Mile: 0.00
County Contact: 200 S Cascade Ave
Centennial Hall
Colorado Springs , CO 80903-2202

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