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Juvenile Delinquency in Rice, KS

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

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

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Government of Rice County, KS

County Seat: Lyons
Government Type: County
Authority: Home Rule
Year Organized: 1871
Total Square Miles: 728
2019 Population: 9,660
Persons/Square Mile: 0.08
County Contact: 101 W Commercial St
County Courthouse
Lyons , KS 67554-2733

Rice County, KS Courts