Juvenile Delinquency in Floyd, KY
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Floyd 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 231 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Floyd County. Of that total, 77% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 178 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Floyd County, are focusing on family counseling and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Floyd County juvenile delinquency tallies will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Floyd County, KY
|Total Square Miles:||396|
|County Contact:|| PO BOX 1089
Prestonsburg , KY 41653-5089
Floyd County, KY Courts
Floyd County Circuit Court
Address: 127 S. Lake Drive, Prestonsburg, KY 41653