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Juvenile Delinquency in Washoe, NV

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

In 2014, a total of 1536 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Washoe County. Of that total, 50% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 761 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

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

Juvenile Cases Number of cases
Delinquency1,600
Dependency0
Status2,977

Government of Washoe County, NV

County Seat: Reno
Government Type: County
Authority: Dillon's Rule
Year Organized: 1861
Total Square Miles: 6,542
2019 Population: 460,587
Persons/Square Mile: 0.01

Washoe County, NV Courts