Juvenile Delinquency in Torrance, NM
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Torrance 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 99 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Torrance County. Of that total, 88% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 87 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Torrance County, are focusing on family therapy and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Torrance County juvenile delinquency numbers will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Torrance County, NM
|Total Square Miles:||3,346|
|County Contact:|| PO BOX 48
Estancia , NM 87016-0048
Torrance County, NM Courts
Seventh Judicial District Court - Torrance County
Address: 903 N. 5th Street, Estancia, NM 87016