Juvenile Delinquency in Douglas, WA
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Douglas County, juvenile delinquency issues are on the rise. There are many reasons for the rise in youth offenders. The juvenile sentence in Washington often depends on the severity of the crime, the number of crimes, and other family matters.
In 2017, a total of 278 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Douglas County. Of that total, 62% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 171 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Douglas County, are focusing on family therapy and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Douglas County juvenile delinquency numbers will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Douglas County, WA
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Douglas County, WA Courts
Douglas County Superior Court
Address: 203 S Rainier St, Waterville, WA 98858