Juvenile Delinquency in Silver Bow, MT
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Silver Bow County, juvenile delinquency offenses are on the rise. There are many reasons for the inflation in youth offenders. The juvenile sentence in Montana often depends on the severity of the crime, the number of charges, and other family matters.
In 2017, a total of 222 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Silver Bow County. Of that total, 78% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 173 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Silver Bow County, are focusing on family counseling and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Silver Bow County juvenile delinquency tallies will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Silver Bow County, MT
|Government Type:||City-County Consolidation|
|Total Square Miles:||719|
|County Contact:|| 155 W Granite St
Butte , MT 59701-9206
Silver Bow County, MT Courts
Silver Bow County District Court
Address: 155 W. Granite St., Butte, MT 59701