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Juvenile Delinquency in Yellowstone, MT

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Yellowstone 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 751 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Yellowstone County. Of that total, 92% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 692 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

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

Juvenile Cases Number of cases
Delinquency15,049
Dependency0
Status1,511

Government of Yellowstone County, MT

County Seat: Billings
Government Type: County
Authority: Home Rule
Year Organized: 1893
Total Square Miles: 2,649
2019 Population: 158,980
Persons/Square Mile: 0.02
County Contact: 217 N 27Th St
County Courthouse
Billings , MT 59101-1939
http://www.Co.Yellowstone.Mt.Gov

Yellowstone County, MT Courts