Juvenile Delinquency in Morrow, OH
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Morrow County, juvenile delinquency offenses are on the rise. There are many reasons for the inflation in youth offenders. The juvenile sentence in Ohio often depends on the severity of the crime, the number of charges, and other family matters.
In 2017, a total of 253 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Morrow County. Of that total, 54% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 137 court cases. Another 18% were dependency cases that accounted for 45 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Morrow County, are focusing on family counseling and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Morrow County juvenile delinquency tallies will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Morrow County, OH
|County Seat:||Mount Gilead|
|Total Square Miles:||407|
Morrow County, OH Courts
Morrow County Common Pleas Court
Address: 48 East High Street, Mt. Gilead, OH 43338