Juvenile Delinquency in Boyd, KY
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Boyd 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 462 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Boyd County. Of that total, 74% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 342 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Boyd County, are focusing on family health and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Boyd County juvenile delinquency statistics will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Boyd County, KY
|Total Square Miles:||162|
|County Contact:|| PO BOX 423
Catlettsburg , KY 41129-0423
Boyd County, KY Courts
Boyd County Circuit Court
Address: P.O. Box 688, Catlettsburg, KY 41129