Juvenile Delinquency in Fayette, KY
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Fayette 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 467 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Fayette County. Of that total, 1% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 3 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Fayette County, are focusing on family health and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Fayette County juvenile delinquency statistics will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Fayette County, KY
|Government Type:||City-County Consolidation|
|Total Square Miles:||286|
|County Contact:|| 200 E Main St
Lexington , KY 40507-1310
Fayette County, KY Courts
Fayette County Circuit Court
Address: 120 N Limestone, Lexington, KY 40507