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Juvenile Delinquency in Kenton, KY

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Kenton 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 845 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Kenton County. Of that total, 50% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 421 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

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

Juvenile Cases Number of cases
Delinquency421
Dependency0
Status424

Government of Kenton County, KY

County Seat: Covington and Independence
Government Type: County
Authority: Dillon's Rule
Year Organized: 1840
Total Square Miles: 164
2019 Population: 165,399
Persons/Square Mile: 0.00
County Contact: 303 Court St
County Courthouse
Covington , KY 41011-1639
http://www.kentoncounty.org

Kenton County, KY Courts