Juvenile Delinquency in Spokane, WA
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Spokane 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 1718 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Spokane County. Of that total, 97% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 1673 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Spokane County, are focusing on family health and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Spokane County juvenile delinquency statistics will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Spokane County, WA
|Total Square Miles:||1,781|
|County Contact:|| 1116 W Broadway Ave
Spokane , WA 99260-2052
Spokane County, WA Courts
Spokane County Superior Court
Address: 1116 W. Broadway Avenue, Spokane, WA 99260