Juvenile Delinquency in Perry, KY
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Perry 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 317 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Perry County. Of that total, 81% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 258 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Perry County, are focusing on family health and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Perry County juvenile delinquency statistics will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Perry County, KY
|Total Square Miles:||343|
|County Contact:|| PO BOX 150
Hazard , KY 41702-0150
Perry County, KY Courts
Perry County Circuit Court
Address: 545 Main St., Hazard, KY 41702