Juvenile Delinquency in Fremont, CO
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Fremont 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 94 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Fremont County. Of that total, 70% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 66 court cases. Another 30% were dependency cases that accounted for 28 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Fremont County, are focusing on family counseling and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Fremont County juvenile delinquency tallies will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Fremont County, CO
|County Seat:||Canon City|
|Total Square Miles:||1,534|