Breathitt County Court Records Search

Please enter First Name
Please enter Last Name
Please select a State
Conducting a search is subject to our Terms of Service and Privacy Notice. You acknowledge that StateCourts.org is not a consumer reporting agency under the FCRA and the information provided cannot be used for any unlawful purpose. We do not guarantee that information is accurate or up-to-date.

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.

Juvenile Cases Number of cases
Delinquency147
Dependency0
Status57

Government of Breathitt County, KY

County Seat: Jackson
Government Type: County
Authority: Dillon's Rule
Year Organized: 1839
Total Square Miles: 495
2019 Population: 12,946
Persons/Square Mile: 0.04
County Contact: 1137 Main St
County Courthouse
Jackson , KY 41339-1119
https://breathittcounty.ky.gov

Breathitt County, KY Courts