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.
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Government of Bath County, KY
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|County Contact:|| PO BOX 39
Owingsville , KY 40360-0039
Bath County, KY Courts
Bath County Circuit Court
Address: 19 E. Main St., Owingsville, KY 40360