Juvenile Delinquency in Alcona, MI
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Alcona County, juvenile delinquency crimes are on the rise. There are many reasons for the increase in youth offenders. The juvenile sentence in Michigan often depends on the severity of the crime, the number of offenses, and other family matters.
In 2017, a total of 28 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Alcona County. Of that total, 68% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 19 court cases. Another 32% were dependency cases that accounted for 9 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Alcona County, are focusing on family health and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Alcona County juvenile delinquency statistics will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Alcona County, MI
|Total Square Miles:||1,791|
|County Contact:|| 106 5th Street
PO Box 308
Harrisville , MI 48740-0308