Juvenile Delinquency in Roosevelt, NM
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Roosevelt County, juvenile delinquency offenses are on the rise. There are many reasons for the inflation in youth offenders. The juvenile sentence in New Mexico often depends on the severity of the crime, the number of charges, and other family matters.
In 2017, a total of 120 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Roosevelt County. Of that total, 76% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 91 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Roosevelt County, are focusing on family counseling and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Roosevelt County juvenile delinquency tallies will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Roosevelt County, NM
|Total Square Miles:||2,455|
|County Contact:|| 109 W 1St St
Portales , NM 88130-5969
Roosevelt County, NM Courts
Ninth Judicial District Court - Roosevelt County
Address: 109 W. 1st Street, Portales, NM 88130