Juvenile Delinquency in Stevens, WA
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Stevens 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 222 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Stevens County. Of that total, 73% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 161 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Stevens County, are focusing on family therapy and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Stevens County juvenile delinquency numbers will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Stevens County, WA
|Total Square Miles:||2,541|
|County Contact:|| 215 S Oak Street
Colville , WA 99114-2862