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Juvenile Delinquency in Grand Traverse, MI

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Grand Traverse 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 271 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Grand Traverse County. Of that total, 80% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 216 court cases. Another 20% were dependency cases that accounted for 55 of the juvenile cases.

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

Juvenile Cases Number of cases
Delinquency7,637
Dependency1,223
Status497

Government of Grand Traverse County, MI

County Seat: Traverse City
Government Type: County
Authority: Dillon's Rule
Year Organized: 1851
Total Square Miles: 601
2019 Population: 91,807
Persons/Square Mile: 0.01
County Contact: 400 Boardman Ave
County Government Center
Traverse City , MI 49684-2542
http://www.co.grand-traverse.mi.us

Grand Traverse County, MI Courts