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Juvenile Delinquency in Skamania, WA

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Skamania 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 45 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Skamania County. Of that total, 71% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 32 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

A lot of counties, including, Skamania County, are focusing on family therapy and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Skamania County juvenile delinquency numbers will show whether or not this approach is working.

Juvenile Cases Number of cases
Delinquency1,318
Dependency156
Status534

Government of Skamania County, WA

County Seat: Stevenson
Government Type: County
Authority: Dillon's Rule
Year Organized: 1854
Total Square Miles: 1,684
2019 Population: 11,837
Persons/Square Mile: 0.14
County Contact: PO Box 790
County Courthouse
Stevenson , WA 98648-0790
http://www.skamaniacounty.org

Skamania County, WA Courts