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Juvenile Delinquency in Pike, KY

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Pike 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 582 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Pike County. Of that total, 77% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 446 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

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

Juvenile Cases Number of cases
Delinquency446
Dependency0
Status136

Government of Pike County, KY

County Seat: Pikeville
Government Type: County
Authority: Dillon's Rule
Year Organized: 1822
Total Square Miles: 789
2019 Population: 58,883
Persons/Square Mile: 0.01
County Contact: 146 Main St
County Courthouse
Pikeville , KY 41501-1180
http://www.pikecountyky.gov/

Pike County, KY Courts