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Juvenile Delinquency in Sweet Grass, MT

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Sweet Grass 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 21 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Sweet Grass County. Of that total, 62% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 13 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

A lot of counties, including, Sweet Grass County, are focusing on family therapy and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Sweet Grass County juvenile delinquency numbers will show whether or not this approach is working.

Juvenile Cases Number of cases
Delinquency205
Dependency0
Status46

Government of Sweet Grass County, MT

County Seat: Big Timber
Government Type: County
Authority: Home Rule
Year Organized: 1895
Total Square Miles: 1,862
2019 Population: 3,691
Persons/Square Mile: 0.50
County Contact: 200 W 1St Ave
County Courthouse
Big Timber , MT 59011-7622
http://sweetgrasscountygov.com/