Juvenile Delinquency in Wasco, OR
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Wasco 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 216 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Wasco County. Of that total, 30% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 65 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Wasco County, are focusing on family health and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Wasco County juvenile delinquency statistics will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Wasco County, OR
|County Seat:||The Dalles|
|Total Square Miles:||2,395|
|County Contact:|| 511 Washington Street
The Dalles , OR 97058-2231
Wasco County, OR Courts
Wasco County Courthouse
Address: 511 Washington Street, The Dalles, OR 97058