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Juvenile Delinquency in Jefferson, OR

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Jefferson County, juvenile delinquency issues are on the rise. There are many reasons for the rise in youth offenders. The juvenile sentence in Oregon often depends on the severity of the crime, the number of crimes, and other family matters.

In 2017, a total of 92 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Jefferson County. Of that total, 74% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 68 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

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

Juvenile Cases Number of cases
Delinquency2,417
Dependency127
Status805

Government of Jefferson County, OR

County Seat: Madras
Government Type: County
Authority: Dillon's Rule
Year Organized: 1914
Total Square Miles: 1,791
2019 Population: 23,758
Persons/Square Mile: 0.08
County Contact: 66 Se D St Ste A
County Courthouse
Madras , OR 97741-1621
http://www.co.jefferson.or.us/

Jefferson County, OR Courts