Juvenile Delinquency in Oldham, KY
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Oldham 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 354 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Oldham County. Of that total, 81% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 286 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Oldham County, are focusing on family counseling and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Oldham County juvenile delinquency tallies will show whether or not this approach is working.
|Juvenile Cases||Number of cases|
Government of Oldham County, KY
|County Seat:||La Grange|
|Total Square Miles:||196|
|County Contact:|| 100 W Jefferson St
Fiscal Court Building
La Grange , KY 40031-1149
Oldham County, KY Courts
Oldham County Circuit Court
Address: 100 W. Main St, La Grange, KY 40031