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Juvenile Delinquency in Mckinley, NM

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Mckinley 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 231 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Mckinley County. Of that total, 88% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 203 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

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

Juvenile Cases Number of cases
Delinquency9,237
Dependency0
Status1,845

Government of McKinley County, NM

County Seat: Gallup
Government Type: County
Authority: Dillon's Rule
Year Organized: 1899
Total Square Miles: 5,455
2019 Population: 72,564
Persons/Square Mile: 0.08
County Contact: 207 W Hill Ave
County Courthouse
Gallup , NM 87301-4615
http://www.co.mckinley.nm.us/

Mckinley County, NM Courts