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Juvenile Delinquency in Sumner, KS

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Sumner 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 43 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Sumner County. Of that total, 100% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 43 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

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

Juvenile Cases Number of cases
Delinquency1,672
Dependency0
Status28

Government of Sumner County, KS

County Seat: Wellington
Government Type: County
Authority: Home Rule
Year Organized: 1871
Total Square Miles: 1,185
2019 Population: 23,159
Persons/Square Mile: 0.05

Sumner County, KS Courts