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Juvenile Delinquency in Josephine, OR

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

In 2017, a total of 285 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Josephine County. Of that total, 45% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 127 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

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

Juvenile Cases Number of cases
Delinquency5,333
Dependency414
Status4,507

Government of Josephine County, OR

County Seat: Grants Pass
Government Type: County
Authority: Home Rule
Year Organized: 1856
Total Square Miles: 1,642
2019 Population: 86,352
Persons/Square Mile: 0.02
County Contact: 500 Nw 6Th St
County Courthouse
Grants Pass , OR 97526-2037
http://www.co.josephine.or.us

Josephine County, OR Courts