Juvenile Delinquency in Johnson, KY
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Johnson County, juvenile delinquency crimes are on the rise. There are many reasons for the increase in youth offenders. The juvenile sentence in Kentucky often depends on the severity of the crime, the number of offenses, and other family matters.
In 1997, a total of 67 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Johnson County. Of that total, 69% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 46 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Johnson County, are focusing on family health and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Johnson County juvenile delinquency statistics will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Johnson County, KY
|Total Square Miles:||264|
|County Contact:|| PO BOX 868
Paintsville , KY 41240-0868
Johnson County, KY Courts
Johnson County Circuit Court
Address: 908 3rd St., Suite 109, Paintsville, KY 41240