Juvenile Delinquency in Maui, HI
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Maui County, juvenile delinquency issues are on the rise. There are many reasons for the rise in youth offenders. The juvenile sentence in Hawaii often depends on the severity of the crime, the number of crimes, and other family matters.
In 2017, a total of 673 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Maui County. Of that total, 47% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 318 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Maui County, are focusing on family therapy and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Maui County juvenile delinquency numbers will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Maui County, HI
|Total Square Miles:||2,398|
|County Contact:|| 200 S High St Bldg
Kalana O Maui Bldg
Wailuku , HI 96793-2155