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Juvenile Delinquency in Broadwater, MT

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Broadwater 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 18 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Broadwater County. Of that total, 61% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 11 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

A lot of counties, including, Broadwater County, are focusing on family therapy and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Broadwater County juvenile delinquency numbers will show whether or not this approach is working.

Juvenile Cases Number of cases
Delinquency216
Dependency0
Status17

Government of Broadwater County, MT

County Seat: Townsend
Government Type: County
Authority: Home Rule
Year Organized: 1897
Total Square Miles: 1,239
2019 Population: 5,936
Persons/Square Mile: 0.21
County Contact: 515 Broadway St
County Courthouse
Townsend , MT 59644-2325
http://www.townsendmt.com