Juvenile Delinquency in Marquette, MI
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Marquette 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 238 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Marquette County. Of that total, 83% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 198 court cases. Another 17% were dependency cases that accounted for 40 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Marquette County, are focusing on family health and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Marquette County juvenile delinquency statistics will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Marquette County, MI
|Total Square Miles:||3,425|
|County Contact:|| 234 W Baraga Ave
Marquette , MI 49855-4710
Marquette County, MI Courts
Marquette County Circuit Court
Address: 234 W. Baraga, Marquette, MI 49855