Juvenile Delinquency in Island, WA
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Island 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 199 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Island County. Of that total, 59% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 118 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Island County, are focusing on family therapy and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Island County juvenile delinquency numbers will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Island County, WA
|Total Square Miles:||517|
|County Contact:|| PO BOX 5000
Coupeville , WA 98239-5000
Island County, WA Courts
Island County Superior Court
Address: 101 NE 6th Street, Coupeville, WA 98239