Juvenile Delinquency in Beaverhead, MT
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Beaverhead County, juvenile delinquency issues are on the rise. There are many reasons for the rise in youth offenders. The juvenile sentence in Montana often depends on the severity of the crime, the number of crimes, and other family matters.
In 2017, a total of 46 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Beaverhead County. Of that total, 61% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 28 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Beaverhead County, are focusing on family therapy and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Beaverhead County juvenile delinquency numbers will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Beaverhead County, MT
|Total Square Miles:||5,572|
|County Contact:|| 2 S Pacific St
Dillon , MT 59725-4000
Beaverhead County, MT Courts
Beaverhead County District Court
Address: 2 South Pacific Street, Suite 5, Dillon, MT 59725