Juvenile Delinquency in San Miguel, NM
Unfortunately, in many areas of the San Miguel 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 195 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of San Miguel County. Of that total, 78% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 152 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, San Miguel County, are focusing on family therapy and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future San Miguel County juvenile delinquency numbers will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of San Miguel County, NM
|County Seat:||Las Vegas|
|Total Square Miles:||4,736|
|County Contact:|| 500 W National St
Las Vegas , NM 87701-3490
San Miguel County, NM Courts
Fourth Judicial District Court - San Miguel County
Address: 496 W. National Avenue, Las Vegas, NM 87701