Juvenile Delinquency in Osage, MO
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Osage 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 16 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Osage County. Of that total, 0% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 0 court cases. Another 31% were dependency cases that accounted for 5 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Osage County, are focusing on family therapy and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Osage County juvenile delinquency numbers will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Osage County, MO
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Osage County, MO Courts
Osage County Circuit Court
Address: Po Box 825, Linn, MO 65051