Juvenile Delinquency in Sevier, UT
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Sevier County, juvenile delinquency issues are on the rise. There are many reasons for the rise in youth offenders. The juvenile sentence in Utah often depends on the severity of the crime, the number of crimes, and other family matters.
In 2017, a total of 230 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Sevier County. Of that total, 72% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 166 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Sevier County, are focusing on family therapy and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Sevier County juvenile delinquency numbers will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Sevier County, UT
|Total Square Miles:||1,918|
|County Contact:|| P.O. Box 517
Richfield , UT 84701-0517
Sevier County, UT Courts
The Sixth Judicial District - Sevier County - District Court
Address: 845 East 300 North, Richfield, UT 84701