Juvenile Delinquency in Breathitt, KY
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Breathitt 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 204 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Breathitt County. Of that total, 72% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 147 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Breathitt County, are focusing on family health and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Breathitt County juvenile delinquency statistics will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Breathitt County, KY
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|County Contact:|| 1137 Main St
Jackson , KY 41339-1119
Breathitt County, KY Courts
Breathitt County Circuit Court
Address: 1131 Main St., Jackson, KY 41339