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Juvenile Delinquency in Taos, NM

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Taos 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 238 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Taos County. Of that total, 56% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 134 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

A lot of counties, including, Taos County, are focusing on family health and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Taos County juvenile delinquency statistics will show whether or not this approach is working.

Juvenile Cases Number of cases
Delinquency4,127
Dependency0
Status1,680

Government of Taos County, NM

County Seat: Taos
Government Type: County
Authority: Dillon's Rule
Year Organized: 1852
Total Square Miles: 2,204
2019 Population: 32,795
Persons/Square Mile: 0.07
County Contact: 105 Albright St Ste A
County Courthouse
Taos , NM 87571-6170
https://www.taoscounty.org/

Taos County, NM Courts