Juvenile Delinquency in Mackinac, MI
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Mackinac 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 21 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Mackinac County. Of that total, 76% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 16 court cases. Another 24% were dependency cases that accounted for 5 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Mackinac County, are focusing on family health and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Mackinac County juvenile delinquency statistics will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Mackinac County, MI
|County Seat:||Saint Ignace|
|Total Square Miles:||2,101|
|County Contact:|| 100 S Marley St
Saint Ignace , MI 49781-1385