Juvenile Delinquency in Box Butte, NE
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Box Butte County, juvenile delinquency offenses are on the rise. There are many reasons for the inflation in youth offenders. The juvenile sentence in Nebraska often depends on the severity of the crime, the number of charges, and other family matters.
In 2017, a total of 22 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Box Butte County. Of that total, 64% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 14 court cases. Another 36% were dependency cases that accounted for 8 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Box Butte County, are focusing on family counseling and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Box Butte County juvenile delinquency tallies will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Box Butte County, NE
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Box Butte County, NE Courts
Box Butte County District Court
Address: 515 Box Butte Avenue #300, Alliance, NE 69301