Juvenile Delinquency in Benzie, MI
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Benzie 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 60 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Benzie County. Of that total, 68% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 41 court cases. Another 32% were dependency cases that accounted for 19 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Benzie County, are focusing on family health and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Benzie County juvenile delinquency statistics will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Benzie County, MI
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Benzie County, MI Courts
Benzie County Circuit Court
Address: 448 Court Place, Beulah, MI 49617