Juvenile Delinquency in Atchison, MO
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Atchison County, juvenile delinquency issues are on the rise. There are many reasons for the rise in youth offenders. The juvenile sentence in Missouri often depends on the severity of the crime, the number of crimes, and other family matters.
In 2017, a total of 42 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Atchison County. Of that total, 0% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 0 court cases. Another 38% were dependency cases that accounted for 16 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Atchison County, are focusing on family therapy and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Atchison County juvenile delinquency numbers will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Atchison County, MO
|County Seat:||Rock Port|
|Total Square Miles:||550|
|County Contact:|| PO BOX 280
Rock Port , MO 64482-0280
Atchison County, MO Courts
Atchison County Circuit Court
Address: Po Box 280, Rock Port, MO 64482