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Juvenile Delinquency in Carter, KY

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Carter 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 129 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Carter County. Of that total, 79% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 102 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

A lot of counties, including, Carter County, are focusing on family health and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Carter County juvenile delinquency statistics will show whether or not this approach is working.

Juvenile Cases Number of cases
Delinquency102
Dependency0
Status27

Government of Carter County, KY

County Seat: Grayson
Government Type: County
Authority: Dillon's Rule
Year Organized: 1838
Total Square Miles: 412
2019 Population: 27,144
Persons/Square Mile: 0.02
County Contact: 300 W Main St
County Courthouse
Grayson , KY 41143-1274
https://www.cartercounty.ky.gov/