Juvenile Delinquency in Logan, OH
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Logan 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 501 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Logan County. Of that total, 57% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 286 court cases. Another 26% were dependency cases that accounted for 132 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Logan County, are focusing on family therapy and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Logan County juvenile delinquency numbers will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Logan County, OH
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Logan County, OH Courts
Logan County Common Pleas Court
Address: 101 South Main Street, Suite 6, Bellefontaine, OH 43311