Juvenile Delinquency in Cass, MI
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Cass County, juvenile delinquency issues are on the rise. There are many reasons for the rise in youth offenders. The juvenile sentence in Michigan often depends on the severity of the crime, the number of crimes, and other family matters.
In 2017, a total of 262 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Cass County. Of that total, 72% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 188 court cases. Another 28% were dependency cases that accounted for 74 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Cass County, are focusing on family therapy and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Cass County juvenile delinquency numbers will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Cass County, MI
|Total Square Miles:||508|
|County Contact:|| 120 N Broadway St
Cassopolis , MI 49031-1370