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Juvenile Delinquency in Seward, KS

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Seward 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 113 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Seward County. Of that total, 100% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 113 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

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

Juvenile Cases Number of cases
Delinquency2,896
Dependency0
Status128

Government of Seward County, KS

County Seat: Liberal
Government Type: County
Authority: Home Rule
Year Organized: 1886
Total Square Miles: 640
2019 Population: 22,159
Persons/Square Mile: 0.03
County Contact: 515 N Washington Ave Ste 205
County Courthouse
Liberal , KS 67901-3462
http://www.sewardcountyks.org

Seward County, KS Courts