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Juvenile Delinquency in Owen, KY

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Owen County, juvenile delinquency crimes are on the rise. There are many reasons for the increase in youth offenders. The juvenile sentence in Kentucky often depends on the severity of the crime, the number of offenses, and other family matters.

In 1997, a total of 35 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Owen County. Of that total, 69% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 24 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

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

Juvenile Cases Number of cases
Delinquency24
Dependency0
Status11

Government of Owen County, KY

County Seat: Owenton
Government Type: County
Authority: Dillon's Rule
Year Organized: 1819
Total Square Miles: 354
2019 Population: 10,765
Persons/Square Mile: 0.03