Juvenile Delinquency in Whitman, WA
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Whitman 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 122 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Whitman County. Of that total, 71% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 87 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Whitman County, are focusing on family health and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Whitman County juvenile delinquency statistics will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Whitman County, WA
|Total Square Miles:||2,178|
|County Contact:|| 400 N Main St
Colfax , WA 99111-2031