Juvenile Delinquency in Mason, MI
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Mason 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 121 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Mason County. Of that total, 80% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 97 court cases. Another 20% were dependency cases that accounted for 24 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Mason County, are focusing on family therapy and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Mason County juvenile delinquency numbers will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Mason County, MI
|Total Square Miles:||1,242|
|County Contact:|| 304 E Ludington Ave
Ludington , MI 49431-2121
Mason County, MI Courts
Mason County Circuit Court
Address: 304 East Ludington Avenue, Ludington, MI 49431