Juvenile Delinquency in Bollinger, MO
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Bollinger 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 126 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Bollinger County. Of that total, 10% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 13 court cases. Another 42% were dependency cases that accounted for 53 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Bollinger County, are focusing on family therapy and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Bollinger County juvenile delinquency numbers will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Bollinger County, MO
|County Seat:||Marble Hill|
|Total Square Miles:||621|
|County Contact:|| 204 High St
Marble Hill , MO 63764-9136
Bollinger County, MO Courts
Bollinger County Circuit Court
Address: 204 High St # 6, Marble Hill, MO 63764