Juvenile Delinquency in Christian, KY
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Christian County, juvenile delinquency offenses are on the rise. There are many reasons for the inflation in youth offenders. The juvenile sentence in Kentucky often depends on the severity of the crime, the number of charges, and other family matters.
In 1997, a total of 807 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Christian County. Of that total, 82% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 665 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Christian County, are focusing on family counseling and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Christian County juvenile delinquency tallies will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Christian County, KY
|Total Square Miles:||724|
|County Contact:|| 511 S Main St
Hopkinsville , KY 42240-2368
Christian County, KY Courts
Christian County Circuit Court
Address: 100 Justice Way, Hopkinsville, KY 42240