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Juvenile Delinquency in Bernalillo, NM

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

In 2017, a total of 1973 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Bernalillo County. Of that total, 99% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 1950 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

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

Juvenile Cases Number of cases
Delinquency2,944
Dependency0
Status6,536

Government of Bernalillo County, NM

County Seat: Albuquerque
Government Type: County
Authority: Dillon's Rule
Year Organized: 1852
Total Square Miles: 1,167
2019 Population: 676,773
Persons/Square Mile: 0.00

Bernalillo County, NM Courts