Juvenile Delinquency in Monroe, MO
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Monroe County, juvenile delinquency crimes are on the rise. There are many reasons for the increase in youth offenders. The juvenile sentence in Missouri often depends on the severity of the crime, the number of offenses, and other family matters.
In 2017, a total of 61 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Monroe County. Of that total, 36% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 22 court cases. Another 21% were dependency cases that accounted for 13 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Monroe County, are focusing on family health and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Monroe County juvenile delinquency statistics will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Monroe County, MO
|Total Square Miles:||670|
|County Contact:|| 300 N Main St
Paris , MO 65275-1399
Monroe County, MO Courts
Monroe County Circuit Court
Address: 300 N. Main St. Ste. 201, Paris, MO 65275