Juvenile Delinquency in Wahkiakum, WA
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Wahkiakum 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 15 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Wahkiakum County. Of that total, 67% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 10 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Wahkiakum County, are focusing on family health and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Wahkiakum County juvenile delinquency statistics will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Wahkiakum County, WA
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Cathlamet , WA 98612-0586
Wahkiakum County, WA Courts
Wahkiakum County Superior Court
Address: 64 Main Street, Cathlamet, WA 98612