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Juvenile Delinquency in Lyon, KS

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Lyon 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 76 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Lyon County. Of that total, 100% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 76 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

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

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Government of Lyon County, KS

County Seat: Emporia
Government Type: County
Authority: Home Rule
Year Organized: 1858
Total Square Miles: 855
2019 Population: 33,392
Persons/Square Mile: 0.03
County Contact: 430 Commercial St
County Courthouse
Emporia , KS 66801-4013

Lyon County, KS Courts