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Juvenile Delinquency in Montezuma, CO

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Montezuma 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 60 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Montezuma County. Of that total, 100% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 60 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

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

Juvenile Cases Number of cases
Delinquency1,818
Dependency139
Status0

Government of Montezuma County, CO

County Seat: Cortez
Government Type: County
Authority: Dillon's Rule
Year Organized: 1889
Total Square Miles: 2,040
2019 Population: 26,140
Persons/Square Mile: 0.08
County Contact: 109 W Main St
County Courthouse
Cortez , CO 81321-3126
http://montezumacounty.org/

Montezuma County, CO Courts