Juvenile Delinquency in Boone, KY
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Boone 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 1159 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Boone County. Of that total, 80% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 924 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Boone County, are focusing on family therapy and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Boone County juvenile delinquency numbers will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Boone County, KY
|Total Square Miles:||256|
|County Contact:|| 2950 Washington St
Burlington , KY 41005-8536