Juvenile Delinquency in Mason, WA
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Mason 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 142 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Mason County. Of that total, 43% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 61 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Mason County, are focusing on family health and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Mason County juvenile delinquency statistics will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Mason County, WA
|Total Square Miles:||1,051|
|County Contact:|| 411 N. 5th St
Shelton , WA 98584-3466
Mason County, WA Courts
Mason County Superior Court
Address: 419 N 4th St, Shelton, WA 98584