Juvenile Delinquency in Clallam, WA
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Clallam 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 431 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Clallam County. Of that total, 52% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 224 court cases. Another 13% were dependency cases that accounted for 58 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Clallam County, are focusing on family health and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Clallam County juvenile delinquency statistics will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Clallam County, WA
|County Seat:||Port Angeles|
|Total Square Miles:||2,671|
|County Contact:|| 223 E 4Th St
Port Angeles , WA 98362-3000
Clallam County, WA Courts
Clallam County Superior Court
Address: 223 E 4th St # 8, Port Angeles, WA 98362