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Juvenile Delinquency in Norton, KS

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Norton 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 6 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Norton County. Of that total, 100% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 6 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

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

Juvenile Cases Number of cases
Delinquency266
Dependency0
Status0

Government of Norton County, KS

County Seat: Norton
Government Type: County
Authority: Home Rule
Year Organized: 1872
Total Square Miles: 881
2019 Population: 5,441
Persons/Square Mile: 0.16
County Contact: PO BOX 70
County Courthouse
Norton , KS 67654-0070
http://www.nortoncounty.net/

Norton County, KS Courts