Juvenile Delinquency in Lewis And Clark, MT
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Lewis And Clark 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 369 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Lewis And Clark County. Of that total, 90% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 333 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Lewis And Clark County, are focusing on family therapy and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Lewis And Clark County juvenile delinquency numbers will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Lewis and Clark County, MT
|Total Square Miles:||3,498|
|County Contact:|| 316 N Park Ave
Helena , MT 59601-5026
Lewis And Clark County, MT Courts
Montana Supreme Court
Address: 215 N Sanders St #323, Helena, MT 59601