Juvenile Delinquency in Audrain, MO
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Audrain County, juvenile delinquency offenses are on the rise. There are many reasons for the inflation in youth offenders. The juvenile sentence in Missouri often depends on the severity of the crime, the number of charges, and other family matters.
In 2017, a total of 299 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Audrain County. Of that total, 28% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 84 court cases. Another 23% were dependency cases that accounted for 68 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Audrain County, are focusing on family counseling and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Audrain County juvenile delinquency tallies will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Audrain County, MO
|Total Square Miles:||697|
|County Contact:|| 101 N Jefferson St
Mexico , MO 65265-2769
Audrain County, MO Courts
Audrain County Circuit Court
Address: 101 N Jefferson St Rm 204, Mexico, MO 65265