Juvenile Delinquency in Ogemaw, MI
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Ogemaw 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 78 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Ogemaw County. Of that total, 83% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 65 court cases. Another 17% were dependency cases that accounted for 13 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Ogemaw County, are focusing on family therapy and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Ogemaw County juvenile delinquency numbers will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Ogemaw County, MI
|County Seat:||West Branch|
|Total Square Miles:||575|
|County Contact:|| 806 W Houghton Ave
West Branch , MI 48661-1278