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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.

Juvenile Cases Number of cases
Delinquency35
Dependency0
Status12

Government of Rockcastle County, KY

County Seat: Mount Vernon
Government Type: County
Authority: Dillon's Rule
Year Organized: 1810
Total Square Miles: 318
2019 Population: 16,698
Persons/Square Mile: 0.02
County Contact: PO BOX 755
County Courthouse
Mount Vernon , KY 40456-0755
http://www.rockcastlecountyky.com

Rockcastle County, KY Courts