Juvenile Delinquency in Hart, KY
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Hart County, juvenile delinquency issues are on the rise. There are many reasons for the rise in youth offenders. The juvenile sentence in Kentucky often depends on the severity of the crime, the number of crimes, and other family matters.
In 1997, a total of 192 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Hart County. Of that total, 57% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 109 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Hart County, are focusing on family therapy and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Hart County juvenile delinquency numbers will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Hart County, KY
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Hart County, KY Courts
Hart County Circuit Court
Address: 117 E. South St., Munfordville, KY 42765