Juvenile Delinquency in Larimer, CO
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Larimer 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 667 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Larimer County. Of that total, 93% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 620 court cases. Another 7% were dependency cases that accounted for 47 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Larimer County, are focusing on family health and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Larimer County juvenile delinquency statistics will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Larimer County, CO
|County Seat:||Fort Collins|
|Total Square Miles:||2,634|