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Juvenile Delinquency in Mccreary, KY

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Mccreary 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 436 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Mccreary County. Of that total, 53% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 233 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

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

Juvenile Cases Number of cases
Delinquency233
Dependency0
Status203

Government of McCreary County, KY

County Seat: Whitley City
Government Type: County
Authority: Dillon's Rule
Year Organized: 1912
Total Square Miles: 431
2019 Population: 17,465
Persons/Square Mile: 0.02
County Contact: PO BOX 579
County Courthouse
Whitley City , KY 42653-0579
http://www.mccrearycounty.com

Mccreary County, KY Courts