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Juvenile Delinquency in Custer, NE

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Custer County, juvenile delinquency issues are on the rise. There are many reasons for the rise in youth offenders. The juvenile sentence in Nebraska often depends on the severity of the crime, the number of crimes, and other family matters.

In 2017, a total of 26 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Custer County. Of that total, 58% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 15 court cases. Another 19% were dependency cases that accounted for 5 of the juvenile cases.

A lot of counties, including, Custer County, are focusing on family therapy and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Custer County juvenile delinquency numbers will show whether or not this approach is working.

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Government of Custer County, NE

County Seat: Broken Bow
Government Type: County
Authority: Dillon's Rule
Year Organized: 1877
Total Square Miles: 2,576
2019 Population: 10,897
Persons/Square Mile: 0.24
County Contact: 431 S 10Th Ave
County Courthouse
Broken Bow , NE 68822-2043