Juvenile Delinquency in Powell, MT
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Powell 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 11 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Powell County. Of that total, 100% 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, Powell County, are focusing on family health and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Powell County juvenile delinquency statistics will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Powell County, MT
|County Seat:||Deer Lodge|
|Total Square Miles:||2,333|
|County Contact:|| 409 Missouri Ave
Deer Lodge , MT 59722-1001