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Juvenile Delinquency in Magoffin, KY

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Magoffin 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 39 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Magoffin County. Of that total, 85% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 33 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

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

Juvenile Cases Number of cases
Delinquency33
Dependency0
Status6

Government of Magoffin County, KY

County Seat: Salyersville
Government Type: County
Authority: Dillon's Rule
Year Organized: 1860
Total Square Miles: 309
2019 Population: 12,538
Persons/Square Mile: 0.02
County Contact: PO BOX 430
County Courthouse
Salyersville , KY 41465-0430
https://magoffincounty.ky.gov/