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Juvenile Delinquency in Bath, KY

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Bath County, juvenile delinquency offenses are on the rise. There are many reasons for the inflation in youth offenders. The juvenile sentence in Kentucky often depends on the severity of the crime, the number of charges, and other family matters.

In 1997, a total of 234 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Bath County. Of that total, 49% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 114 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

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

Juvenile Cases Number of cases
Delinquency114
Dependency0
Status120

Government of Bath County, KY

County Seat: Owingsville
Government Type: County
Authority: Dillon's Rule
Year Organized: 1811
Total Square Miles: 284
2019 Population: 12,378
Persons/Square Mile: 0.02
County Contact: PO BOX 39
County Courthouse
Owingsville , KY 40360-0039
http://www.bathcounty.ky.gov

Bath County, KY Courts