Juvenile Delinquency in Camden, MO
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Camden 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 234 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Camden County. Of that total, 28% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 65 court cases. Another 35% were dependency cases that accounted for 82 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Camden County, are focusing on family therapy and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Camden County juvenile delinquency numbers will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Camden County, MO
|Total Square Miles:||709|
|County Contact:|| 1 Court Cir Nw Ste 3
Camdenton , MO 65020-8501
Camden County, MO Courts
Camden County Circuit Court
Address: 1 Court Circle Nw Ste. 8, Camdenton, MO 65020