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Juvenile Delinquency in Knott, KY

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Knott 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 228 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Knott County. Of that total, 73% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 167 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

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

Juvenile Cases Number of cases
Delinquency167
Dependency0
Status61

Government of Knott County, KY

County Seat: Hindman
Government Type: County
Authority: Dillon's Rule
Year Organized: 1884
Total Square Miles: 353
2019 Population: 15,291
Persons/Square Mile: 0.02
County Contact: PO BOX 1287
County Courthouse
Hindman , KY 41822-1287

Knott County, KY Courts