Juvenile Delinquency in Washington, UT
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Washington 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 1184 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Washington County. Of that total, 75% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 891 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Washington County, are focusing on family therapy and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Washington County juvenile delinquency numbers will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Washington County, UT
|County Seat:||St. George|
|Total Square Miles:||2,430|
|County Contact:|| 197 E Tabernacle St
County Administration Building
Saint George , UT 84770-3443
Washington County, UT Courts
The Fifth District Court - Washington County - District Court
Address: 206 West Tabernacle Suite 100, St. George, UT 84770
Phone: (435) 986-5700