Juvenile Delinquency in Uintah, UT
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Uintah 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 614 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Uintah County. Of that total, 69% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 425 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Uintah County, are focusing on family therapy and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Uintah County juvenile delinquency numbers will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Uintah County, UT
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State and County Courthouse
Vernal , UT 84078-2110
Uintah County, UT Courts
The Eight Judicial District - Uintah County - District Court
Address: 920 East Highway 40, Vernal, UT 84078
Phone: (435) 781-9300