Juvenile Delinquency in Caldwell, KY
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Caldwell 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 143 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Caldwell County. Of that total, 78% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 112 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Caldwell County, are focusing on family therapy and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Caldwell County juvenile delinquency numbers will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Caldwell County, KY
|Total Square Miles:||348|
|County Contact:|| 100 E Market St
Princeton , KY 42445-1675