Juvenile Delinquency in Jessamine, KY
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Jessamine 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 269 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Jessamine County. Of that total, 81% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 217 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Jessamine County, are focusing on family counseling and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Jessamine County juvenile delinquency tallies will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Jessamine County, KY
|Total Square Miles:||175|
|County Contact:|| 101 N Main St
Nicholasville , KY 40356-1270