Juvenile Delinquency in Hocking, OH
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Hocking County, juvenile delinquency issues are on the rise. There are many reasons for the rise in youth offenders. The juvenile sentence in Ohio often depends on the severity of the crime, the number of crimes, and other family matters.
In 2017, a total of 219 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Hocking County. Of that total, 77% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 168 court cases. Another 23% were dependency cases that accounted for 51 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Hocking County, are focusing on family therapy and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Hocking County juvenile delinquency numbers will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Hocking County, OH
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|County Contact:|| 1 E Main St
Logan , OH 43138-1207