Juvenile Delinquency in Quay, NM
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Quay 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 46 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Quay County. Of that total, 100% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 46 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Quay County, are focusing on family health and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Quay County juvenile delinquency statistics will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Quay County, NM
|Total Square Miles:||2,882|
|County Contact:|| PO BOX 1246, 300 S. Third Street
Tucumcari , NM 88401-1246
Quay County, NM Courts
Tenth Judicial District Court - Quay County
Address: 300 S. 3rd Street, 2nd Floor, Tucumcari, NM 88401