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Juvenile Delinquency in Malheur, OR

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Malheur 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 Malheur County. Of that total, 53% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 151 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

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

Juvenile Cases Number of cases
Delinquency4,518
Dependency125
Status2,342

Government of Malheur County, OR

County Seat: Vale
Government Type: County
Authority: Dillon's Rule
Year Organized: 1887
Total Square Miles: 9,930
2019 Population: 30,480
Persons/Square Mile: 0.33
County Contact: 251 B St W
County Courthouse
Vale , OR 97918-1380
http://www.malheurco.org

Malheur County, OR Courts