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Juvenile Delinquency in Barton, KS

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

In 2017, a total of 109 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Barton County. Of that total, 100% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 109 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

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

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Government of Barton County, KS

County Seat: Great Bend
Government Type: County
Authority: Home Rule
Year Organized: 1872
Total Square Miles: 901
2019 Population: 26,476
Persons/Square Mile: 0.03
County Contact: 1400 Main St Ste 106
County Courthouse
Great Bend , KS 67530-4037

Barton County, KS Courts