Juvenile Delinquency in Kittitas, WA
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Kittitas 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 104 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Kittitas County. Of that total, 76% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 79 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Kittitas County, are focusing on family counseling and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Kittitas County juvenile delinquency tallies will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Kittitas County, WA
|Total Square Miles:||2,333|
|County Contact:|| 205 W 5Th Ave
Ellensburg , WA 98926-2890