Juvenile Delinquency in Pulaski, MO
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Pulaski 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 685 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Pulaski County. Of that total, 16% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 110 court cases. Another 58% were dependency cases that accounted for 398 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Pulaski County, are focusing on family therapy and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Pulaski County juvenile delinquency numbers will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Pulaski County, MO
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|County Contact:|| 301 Historic 66 E
Waynesville , MO 65583-2600
Pulaski County, MO Courts
Pulaski County Circuit Court
Address: 301 Historic 66 E Ste. 202, Waynesville, MO 65583