Juvenile Delinquency in Meagher, MT
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Meagher 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 6 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Meagher County. Of that total, 100% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 6 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Meagher County, are focusing on family health and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Meagher County juvenile delinquency statistics will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Meagher County, MT
|County Seat:||White Sulphur Springs|
|Total Square Miles:||2,395|