Juvenile Delinquency in Asotin, WA
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Asotin County, juvenile delinquency crimes are on the rise. There are many reasons for the increase in youth offenders. The juvenile sentence in Washington often depends on the severity of the crime, the number of offenses, and other family matters.
In 2017, a total of 200 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Asotin County. Of that total, 67% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 133 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Asotin County, are focusing on family health and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Asotin County juvenile delinquency statistics will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Asotin County, WA
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Asotin County, WA Courts
Asotin County Superior Court
Address: 135 2nd St, Asotin, WA 99402