Juvenile Delinquency in Teller, CO
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Teller 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 39 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Teller County. Of that total, 82% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 32 court cases. Another 18% were dependency cases that accounted for 7 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Teller County, are focusing on family counseling and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Teller County juvenile delinquency tallies will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Teller County, CO
|County Seat:||Cripple Creek|
|Total Square Miles:||559|
|County Contact:|| 112 North "A" Street
Cripple Creek , CO 80813-0959