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Juvenile Delinquency in Harvey, KS

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Harvey 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 99 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Harvey County. Of that total, 100% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 99 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

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

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Government of Harvey County, KS

County Seat: Newton
Government Type: County
Authority: Home Rule
Year Organized: 1872
Total Square Miles: 541
2019 Population: 34,544
Persons/Square Mile: 0.02
County Contact: 800 N Main St
County Courthouse
Newton , KS 67114-0000

Harvey County, KS Courts