Juvenile Delinquency in Scioto, OH
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Scioto 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 479 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Scioto County. Of that total, 48% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 231 court cases. Another 40% were dependency cases that accounted for 192 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Scioto County, are focusing on family therapy and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Scioto County juvenile delinquency numbers will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Scioto County, OH
|Total Square Miles:||616|
|County Contact:|| 602 7Th St Rm 1
Portsmouth , OH 45662-3950
Scioto County, OH Courts
Scioto County Common Pleas Court
Address: 602 7th Street, Portsmouth, OH 45662