Juvenile Delinquency in Chelan, WA
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Chelan County, juvenile delinquency offenses are on the rise. There are many reasons for the inflation in youth offenders. The juvenile sentence in Washington often depends on the severity of the crime, the number of charges, and other family matters.
In 2017, a total of 532 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Chelan County. Of that total, 47% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 250 court cases. Another 9% were dependency cases that accounted for 49 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Chelan County, are focusing on family counseling and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Chelan County juvenile delinquency tallies will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Chelan County, WA
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Chelan County, WA Courts
Chelan County Superior Court
Address: 401 Washington Street, Wenatchee, WA 98801