Juvenile Delinquency in Auglaize, OH
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Auglaize County, juvenile delinquency crimes are on the rise. There are many reasons for the increase in youth offenders. The juvenile sentence in Ohio often depends on the severity of the crime, the number of offenses, and other family matters.
In 2017, a total of 261 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Auglaize County. Of that total, 63% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 164 court cases. Another 7% were dependency cases that accounted for 19 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Auglaize County, are focusing on family health and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Auglaize County juvenile delinquency statistics will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Auglaize County, OH
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