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Juvenile Delinquency in Coffey, KS

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

In 2017, a total of 39 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Coffey County. Of that total, 100% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 39 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

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

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Government of Coffey County, KS

County Seat: Burlington
Government Type: County
Authority: Home Rule
Year Organized: 1859
Total Square Miles: 654
2019 Population: 8,224
Persons/Square Mile: 0.08
County Contact: 110 S 6Th St
County Courthouse
Burlington , KS 66839-1798

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