Juvenile Delinquency in Rockcastle, KY
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Rockcastle 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 47 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Rockcastle County. Of that total, 74% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 35 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Rockcastle County, are focusing on family counseling and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Rockcastle County juvenile delinquency tallies will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Rockcastle County, KY
|County Seat:||Mount Vernon|
|Total Square Miles:||318|
|County Contact:|| PO BOX 755
Mount Vernon , KY 40456-0755
Rockcastle County, KY Courts
Rockcastle County Circuit Court
Address: 205 E. Main St., Room 102, Mt. Vernon, KY 40456