Juvenile Delinquency in Laurel, KY
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Laurel 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 277 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Laurel County. Of that total, 78% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 215 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Laurel County, are focusing on family counseling and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Laurel County juvenile delinquency tallies will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Laurel County, KY
|Total Square Miles:||444|
|County Contact:|| 101 S Main St
London , KY 40741-1373