Juvenile Delinquency in San Juan, NM
Unfortunately, in many areas of the San Juan 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 898 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of San Juan County. Of that total, 74% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 664 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, San Juan County, are focusing on family health and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future San Juan County juvenile delinquency statistics will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of San Juan County, NM
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San Juan County, NM Courts
Eleventh Judicial District Court - San Juan County - Aztec
Address: 103 South Oliver, Aztec, NM 87410