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Juvenile Delinquency in Harper, KS

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Harper 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 27 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Harper County. Of that total, 100% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 27 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

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

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Government of Harper County, KS

County Seat: Anthony
Government Type: County
Authority: Home Rule
Year Organized: 1873
Total Square Miles: 803
2019 Population: 5,590
Persons/Square Mile: 0.14
County Contact: 201 N Jennings Ave
County Courthouse
Anthony , KS 67003-2748

Harper County, KS Courts