Missouri is one of the five remaining states that has not “Raised the Age” of adult court jurisdiction to 18. Currently, all 17 year olds in the Show Me State are tried as adults, regardless of the offense.
Take two minutes to tell your representative that Missouri needs to Raise the age of juvenile jurisdiction next session. Click here to take action. All you need is your address and we’ll get you to your Senator. We’ll even provide editable talking points.