Juvenile Delinquency in Hardin, OH
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Hardin 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 227 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Hardin County. Of that total, 62% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 141 court cases. Another 20% were dependency cases that accounted for 46 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Hardin County, are focusing on family health and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Hardin County juvenile delinquency statistics will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Hardin County, OH
|Total Square Miles:||471|
|County Contact:|| 1 Court House Sq Rm 100
Kenton , OH 43326-2302