Juvenile Delinquency in Gratiot, MI
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Gratiot 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 163 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Gratiot County. Of that total, 91% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 148 court cases. Another 9% were dependency cases that accounted for 15 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Gratiot County, are focusing on family therapy and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Gratiot County juvenile delinquency numbers will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Gratiot County, MI
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|County Contact:|| 214 E Center St
Ithaca , MI 48847-1446
Gratiot County, MI Courts
Gratiot County Circuit Court
Address: 214 E. Center Street, Ithaca, MI 48847