Juvenile Delinquency in Morrow, OR
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Morrow 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 69 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Morrow County. Of that total, 83% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 57 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Morrow County, are focusing on family therapy and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Morrow County juvenile delinquency numbers will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Morrow County, OR
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Morrow County, OR Courts
Morrow County Courthouse
Address: 100 Court Street, Heppner, OR 97836