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Juvenile Delinquency in Washington, ID

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Washington County, juvenile delinquency offenses are on the rise. There are many reasons for the inflation in youth offenders. The juvenile sentence in Idaho often depends on the severity of the crime, the number of charges, and other family matters.

In 2015, a total of 38 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Washington County. Of that total, 100% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 38 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

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

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Government of Washington County, ID

County Seat: Weiser
Government Type: County
Authority: Dillon's Rule
Year Organized: 1879
Total Square Miles: 1,474
2019 Population: 10,121
Persons/Square Mile: 0.15
County Contact: 256 E. Court Street
County Courthouse
Weiser , ID 83672-2278