Juvenile Delinquency in Lake, MT
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Lake County, juvenile delinquency crimes are on the rise. There are many reasons for the increase in youth offenders. The juvenile sentence in Montana often depends on the severity of the crime, the number of offenses, and other family matters.
In 2017, a total of 144 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Lake County. Of that total, 81% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 117 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Lake County, are focusing on family health and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Lake County juvenile delinquency statistics will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Lake County, MT
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Lake County, MT Courts
Lake County District Court
Address: 106 4Th Ave E, Polson, MT 59860