Juvenile Delinquency in Keith, NE
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Keith County, juvenile delinquency issues are on the rise. There are many reasons for the rise in youth offenders. The juvenile sentence in Nebraska often depends on the severity of the crime, the number of crimes, and other family matters.
In 2017, a total of 67 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Keith County. Of that total, 69% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 46 court cases. Another 31% were dependency cases that accounted for 21 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Keith County, are focusing on family therapy and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Keith County juvenile delinquency numbers will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Keith County, NE
|Total Square Miles:||1,110|
|County Contact:|| 511 N Spruce St
Ogallala , NE 69153-2146