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Juvenile Delinquency in Scotts Bluff, NE

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Scotts Bluff County, juvenile delinquency issues are on the rise. There are many reasons for the rise in youth offenders. The juvenile sentence in Nebraska often depends on the severity of the crime, the number of crimes, and other family matters.

In 2017, a total of 351 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Scotts Bluff County. Of that total, 55% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 194 court cases. Another 32% were dependency cases that accounted for 113 of the juvenile cases.

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

Juvenile Cases Number of cases
Delinquency3,457
Dependency917
Status1,277

Government of Scotts Bluff County, NE

County Seat: Gering
Government Type: County
Authority: Dillon's Rule
Year Organized: 1881
Total Square Miles: 745
2019 Population: 36,363
Persons/Square Mile: 0.02
County Contact: 1825 10Th St
County Administration Building
Gering , NE 69341-2444
http://www.scottsbluffcounty.org/

Scotts Bluff County, NE Courts