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Juvenile Delinquency in Graves, KY

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Graves 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 212 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Graves County. Of that total, 89% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 188 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

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

Juvenile Cases Number of cases
Delinquency188
Dependency0
Status24

Government of Graves County, KY

County Seat: Mayfield
Government Type: County
Authority: Dillon's Rule
Year Organized: 1824
Total Square Miles: 557
2019 Population: 37,121
Persons/Square Mile: 0.02
County Contact: 100 E Broadway
County Courthouse
Mayfield , KY 42066-2329
https://gravescounty.ky.gov

Graves County, KY Courts