Juvenile Delinquency in Hopkins, KY
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Hopkins 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 550 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Hopkins County. Of that total, 83% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 456 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Hopkins County, are focusing on family counseling and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Hopkins County juvenile delinquency tallies will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Hopkins County, KY
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|County Contact:|| 56 N Main St
County Government Center
Madisonville , KY 42431-1940
Hopkins County, KY Courts
Hopkins County Circuit Court
Address: 120 E. Center St., Madisonville, KY 42431