Juvenile Delinquency in Curry, NM
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Curry County, juvenile delinquency crimes are on the rise. There are many reasons for the increase in youth offenders. The juvenile sentence in New Mexico often depends on the severity of the crime, the number of offenses, and other family matters.
In 2017, a total of 393 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Curry County. Of that total, 86% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 338 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Curry County, are focusing on family health and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Curry County juvenile delinquency statistics will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Curry County, NM
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Curry County, NM Courts
Ninth Judicial District Court - Curry County
Address: 700 N. Main, Suite 11, Clovis, NM 88101