Juvenile Delinquency in Duchesne, UT
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Duchesne County, juvenile delinquency offenses are on the rise. There are many reasons for the inflation in youth offenders. The juvenile sentence in Utah often depends on the severity of the crime, the number of charges, and other family matters.
In 2017, a total of 266 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Duchesne County. Of that total, 56% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 150 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Duchesne County, are focusing on family counseling and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Duchesne County juvenile delinquency tallies will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Duchesne County, UT
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|County Contact:|| PO BOX 270
Duchesne , UT 84021-0270
Duchesne County, UT Courts
The Eight Judicial District - Duchesne County - District Court
Address: 21554 West 9000 South, Duchesne, UT 84021
Phone: (435) 738-2753