Juvenile Delinquency in Clark, OH
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Clark 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 720 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Clark County. Of that total, 0% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 1 court cases. Another 68% were dependency cases that accounted for 488 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Clark County, are focusing on family health and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Clark County juvenile delinquency statistics will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Clark County, OH
|Total Square Miles:||403|
|County Contact:|| 50 E Columbia St
Municipal Courts Building
Springfield , OH 45502-1133