Juvenile Delinquency in Carter, MO
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Carter 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 34 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Carter County. Of that total, 24% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 8 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Carter County, are focusing on family therapy and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Carter County juvenile delinquency numbers will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Carter County, MO
|County Seat:||Van Buren|
|Total Square Miles:||509|
|County Contact:|| PO BOX 517
Van Buren , MO 63965-0517
Carter County, MO Courts
Carter County Circuit Court
Address: Po Box 578 105 Main St, Van Buren, MO 63965