Juvenile Delinquency in Atchison, KS
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Atchison County, juvenile delinquency offenses are on the rise. There are many reasons for the inflation in youth offenders. The juvenile sentence in Kansas often depends on the severity of the crime, the number of charges, and other family matters.
In 2017, a total of 63 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Atchison County. Of that total, 100% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 63 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Atchison County, are focusing on family counseling and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Atchison County juvenile delinquency tallies will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Atchison County, KS
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|County Contact:|| 423 N 5Th St
Atchison , KS 66002-1872