Juvenile Delinquency in Ontonagon, MI
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Ontonagon County, juvenile delinquency offenses are on the rise. There are many reasons for the inflation in youth offenders. The juvenile sentence in Michigan often depends on the severity of the crime, the number of charges, and other family matters.
In 2017, a total of 19 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Ontonagon County. Of that total, 58% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 11 court cases. Another 42% were dependency cases that accounted for 8 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Ontonagon County, are focusing on family counseling and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Ontonagon County juvenile delinquency tallies will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Ontonagon County, MI
|Total Square Miles:||3,741|
|County Contact:|| 725 Greenland Rd
Ontonagon , MI 49953-1423