Juvenile Delinquency in Cuming, NE
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Cuming County, juvenile delinquency crimes are on the rise. There are many reasons for the increase in youth offenders. The juvenile sentence in Nebraska often depends on the severity of the crime, the number of offenses, and other family matters.
In 2017, a total of 20 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Cuming County. Of that total, 75% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 15 court cases. Another 25% were dependency cases that accounted for 5 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Cuming County, are focusing on family health and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Cuming County juvenile delinquency statistics will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Cuming County, NE
|County Seat:||West Point|
|Total Square Miles:||575|