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Juvenile Delinquency in Ellis, KS

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Ellis 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 53 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Ellis County. Of that total, 100% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 53 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

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

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Government of Ellis County, KS

County Seat: Hays
Government Type: County
Authority: Home Rule
Year Organized: 1867
Total Square Miles: 900
2019 Population: 28,689
Persons/Square Mile: 0.03

Ellis County, KS Courts