Juvenile Delinquency in Licking, OH
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Licking 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 942 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Licking County. Of that total, 60% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 561 court cases. Another 36% were dependency cases that accounted for 341 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Licking County, are focusing on family health and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Licking County juvenile delinquency statistics will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Licking County, OH
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|County Contact:|| 20 S 2Nd St
County Administration Building
Newark , OH 43055-5602