Juvenile Delinquency in Grant, NM
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Grant 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 232 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Grant County. Of that total, 50% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 115 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Grant County, are focusing on family therapy and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Grant County juvenile delinquency numbers will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Grant County, NM
|County Seat:||Silver City|
|Total Square Miles:||3,968|
|County Contact:|| 1400 Highway 180 E
County Administration Center
Silver City , NM 88061-7837
Grant County, NM Courts
Sixth Judicial District Court - Grant County
Address: 201 N. Cooper Street, 1st Floor, Silver City, NM 88061