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Juvenile Delinquency in Montrose, CO

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Montrose County, juvenile delinquency issues are on the rise. There are many reasons for the rise in youth offenders. The juvenile sentence in Colorado often depends on the severity of the crime, the number of crimes, and other family matters.

In 2017, a total of 89 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Montrose County. Of that total, 79% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 70 court cases. Another 21% were dependency cases that accounted for 19 of the juvenile cases.

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

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Government of Montrose County, CO

County Seat: Montrose
Government Type: County
Authority: Dillon's Rule
Year Organized: 1883
Total Square Miles: 2,243
2019 Population: 41,784
Persons/Square Mile: 0.05

Montrose County, CO Courts