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Juvenile Delinquency in Sanilac, MI

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Sanilac 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 146 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Sanilac County. Of that total, 77% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 112 court cases. Another 23% were dependency cases that accounted for 34 of the juvenile cases.

A lot of counties, including, Sanilac County, are focusing on family therapy and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Sanilac County juvenile delinquency numbers will show whether or not this approach is working.

Juvenile Cases Number of cases
Delinquency4,147
Dependency724
Status421

Government of Sanilac County, MI

County Seat: Sandusky
Government Type: County
Authority: Dillon's Rule
Year Organized: 1848
Total Square Miles: 1,590
2019 Population: 41,269
Persons/Square Mile: 0.04
County Contact: 60 W Sanilac Rd
County Courthouse
Sandusky , MI 48471-1063
http://www.sanilaccounty.net

Sanilac County, MI Courts