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Juvenile Delinquency in Richardson, NE

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

In 2017, a total of 38 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Richardson County. Of that total, 39% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 15 court cases. Another 47% were dependency cases that accounted for 18 of the juvenile cases.

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

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Government of Richardson County, NE

County Seat: Falls City
Government Type: County
Authority: Dillon's Rule
Year Organized: 1855
Total Square Miles: 555
2019 Population: 7,969
Persons/Square Mile: 0.07
County Contact: 1700 Stone St
County Courthouse
Falls City , NE 68355-2025