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Juvenile Delinquency in Elk, KS

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Elk 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 6 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Elk County. Of that total, 100% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 6 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

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

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Government of Elk County, KS

County Seat: Howard
Government Type: County
Authority: Home Rule
Year Organized: 1875
Total Square Miles: 650
2019 Population: 2,498
Persons/Square Mile: 0.26
County Contact: PO BOX 606
County Courthouse
Howard , KS 67349-0606

Elk County, KS Courts