Juvenile Delinquency in Summit, CO
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Summit 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 18 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Summit County. Of that total, 100% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 18 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Summit County, are focusing on family therapy and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Summit County juvenile delinquency numbers will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Summit County, CO
|Total Square Miles:||619|
|County Contact:|| PO BOX 68
Breckenridge , CO 80424-0068