Juvenile Delinquency in Wyandotte, KS
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Wyandotte 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 395 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Wyandotte County. Of that total, 100% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 395 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Wyandotte County, are focusing on family counseling and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Wyandotte County juvenile delinquency tallies will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Wyandotte County, KS
|County Seat:||Kansas City|
|Government Type:||City-County Consolidation|
|Total Square Miles:||156|