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Juvenile Delinquency in Bourbon, KS

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Bourbon 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 51 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Bourbon County. Of that total, 100% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 51 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

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

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Government of Bourbon County, KS

County Seat: Fort Scott
Government Type: County
Authority: Home Rule
Year Organized: 1855
Total Square Miles: 639
2019 Population: 14,754
Persons/Square Mile: 0.04
County Contact: 210 S National Ave
County Courthouse
Fort Scott , KS 66701-1330

Bourbon County, KS Courts