Juvenile Delinquency in Clackamas, OR
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Clackamas County, juvenile delinquency crimes are on the rise. There are many reasons for the increase in youth offenders. The juvenile sentence in Oregon often depends on the severity of the crime, the number of offenses, and other family matters.
In 2017, a total of 1321 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Clackamas County. Of that total, 45% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 590 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Clackamas County, are focusing on family health and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Clackamas County juvenile delinquency statistics will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Clackamas County, OR
|County Seat:||Oregon City|
|Total Square Miles:||1,883|
Clackamas County, OR Courts
Clackamas County Courthouse
Address: 807 Main Street, Oregon City, OR 97045