Juvenile Delinquency in Woodson, KS
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Woodson 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 7 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Woodson County. Of that total, 100% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 7 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Woodson County, are focusing on family therapy and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Woodson County juvenile delinquency numbers will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Woodson County, KS
|County Seat:||Yates Center|
|Total Square Miles:||505|
|County Contact:|| 105 W Rutledge St
Yates Center , KS 66783-1237
Woodson County, KS Courts
Woodson County District Court
Address: 105 W Rutledge, Yates Center, KS 66783