Juvenile Delinquency in Shawnee, KS
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Shawnee 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 246 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Shawnee County. Of that total, 100% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 246 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Shawnee County, are focusing on family therapy and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Shawnee County juvenile delinquency numbers will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Shawnee County, KS
|Total Square Miles:||556|
|County Contact:|| 200 Se 7Th St
Topeka , KS 66603-3922
Shawnee County, KS Courts
Kansas Supreme Court
Address: 301 SW 10th Ave #374, Topeka, KS 66612
Kansas Court of Appeals
Address: 301 SW 10th Avenue, 1st Floor, Topeka, KS 66612
Shawnee County District Court
Address: 200 SE 7th Street Suite 209, Topeka, KS 66603
Municipal Court of Topeka City
Address: 214 SE 8th Avenue, Topeka, KS 66603