Juvenile Delinquency in Converse, WY
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Converse County, juvenile delinquency offenses are on the rise. There are many reasons for the inflation in youth offenders. The juvenile sentence in Wyoming often depends on the severity of the crime, the number of charges, and other family matters.
In 2017, a total of 30 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Converse County. Of that total, 30% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 9 court cases. Another 70% were dependency cases that accounted for 21 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Converse County, are focusing on family counseling and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Converse County juvenile delinquency tallies will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Converse County, WY
|Total Square Miles:||4,265|
|County Contact:|| 107 N 5Th St Ste 114
Douglas , WY 82633-2423