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Juvenile Delinquency in Dickinson, KS

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Dickinson 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 87 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Dickinson County. Of that total, 100% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 87 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

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

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Government of Dickinson County, KS

County Seat: Abilene
Government Type: County
Authority: Home Rule
Year Organized: 1857
Total Square Miles: 852
2019 Population: 18,902
Persons/Square Mile: 0.05
County Contact: PO BOX 248
County Courthouse
Abilene , KS 67410-0248

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