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Juvenile Delinquency in Ford, KS

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Ford 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 83 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Ford County. Of that total, 100% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 83 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

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

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Government of Ford County, KS

County Seat: Dodge City
Government Type: County
Authority: Home Rule
Year Organized: 1873
Total Square Miles: 1,099
2019 Population: 34,381
Persons/Square Mile: 0.03
County Contact: 100 Gunsmoke St
County Building
Dodge City , KS 67801-4401

Ford County, KS Courts