Juvenile Delinquency in Santa Fe, NM
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Santa Fe 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 533 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Santa Fe County. Of that total, 78% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 415 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Santa Fe County, are focusing on family health and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Santa Fe County juvenile delinquency statistics will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Santa Fe County, NM
|County Seat:||Santa Fe|
|Total Square Miles:||1,911|
Santa Fe County, NM Courts
New Mexico Supreme Court
Address: 237 Don Gaspar Avenue, Room 104, Santa Fe, NM 87501
New Mexico Court of Appeals
Address: 237 Don Gaspar, Santa Fe, NM 87504
First Judicial District Court - Santa Fe County Courthouse
Address: 225 Montezuma Ave, Santa Fe, NM 87505