Juvenile Delinquency in Walla Walla, WA
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Walla Walla 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 326 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Walla Walla County. Of that total, 77% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 250 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Walla Walla County, are focusing on family therapy and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Walla Walla County juvenile delinquency numbers will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Walla Walla County, WA
|County Seat:||Walla Walla|
|Total Square Miles:||1,299|
|County Contact:|| 315 W Main St
Walla Walla , WA 99362-2864