Juvenile Delinquency in Ralls, MO
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Ralls 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 41 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Ralls County. Of that total, 15% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 6 court cases. Another 46% were dependency cases that accounted for 19 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Ralls County, are focusing on family health and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Ralls County juvenile delinquency statistics will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Ralls County, MO
|County Seat:||New London|
|Total Square Miles:||484|
|County Contact:|| PO BOX 400
New London , MO 63459-0400
Ralls County, MO Courts
Ralls County Circuit Court
Address: Po Box 466, New London, MO 63459