Juvenile Delinquency in Grundy, MO
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Grundy 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 142 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Grundy County. Of that total, 8% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 12 court cases. Another 67% were dependency cases that accounted for 95 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Grundy County, are focusing on family therapy and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Grundy County juvenile delinquency numbers will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Grundy County, MO
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|County Contact:|| 700 Main St
Trenton , MO 64683-2105
Grundy County, MO Courts
Grundy County Circuit Court
Address: 700 Main St., Suite 7, Trenton, MO 64683