Juvenile Delinquency in Allen, KY
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Allen County, juvenile delinquency issues are on the rise. There are many reasons for the rise in youth offenders. The juvenile sentence in Kentucky often depends on the severity of the crime, the number of crimes, and other family matters.
In 1997, a total of 150 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Allen County. Of that total, 55% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 83 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Allen County, are focusing on family therapy and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Allen County juvenile delinquency numbers will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Allen County, KY
|Total Square Miles:||352|
|County Contact:|| PO BOX 115
Scottsville , KY 42164-0115
Allen County, KY Courts
Allen County Circuit Court
Address: 200 W Main St, Scottsville, KY 42164