Juvenile Delinquency in Gogebic, MI
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Gogebic County, juvenile delinquency offenses are on the rise. There are many reasons for the inflation in youth offenders. The juvenile sentence in Michigan often depends on the severity of the crime, the number of charges, and other family matters.
In 2017, a total of 61 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Gogebic County. Of that total, 69% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 42 court cases. Another 31% were dependency cases that accounted for 19 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Gogebic County, are focusing on family counseling and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Gogebic County juvenile delinquency tallies will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Gogebic County, MI
|Total Square Miles:||1,476|
|County Contact:|| 200 N Moore St
Bessemer , MI 49911-1052