Juvenile Delinquency in Adair, KY
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Adair County, juvenile delinquency crimes are on the rise. There are many reasons for the increase in youth offenders. The juvenile sentence in Kentucky often depends on the severity of the crime, the number of offenses, and other family matters.
In 1997, a total of 327 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Adair County. Of that total, 63% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 205 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Adair County, are focusing on family health and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Adair County juvenile delinquency statistics will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Adair County, KY
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Adair County, KY Courts
Adair County Circuit Court
Address: 201 Campbellsville St., Suite 101, Columbia, KY 42728