Juvenile Delinquency in Stark, OH
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Stark 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 668 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Stark County. Of that total, 0% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 1 court cases. Another 60% were dependency cases that accounted for 402 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Stark County, are focusing on family therapy and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Stark County juvenile delinquency numbers will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Stark County, OH
|Total Square Miles:||581|
|County Contact:|| 110 Central Plz S Ste 250
County Administration Building
Canton , OH 44702-1410
Stark County, OH Courts
Stark County Common Pleas Court
Address: 110 Central Plaza South, Suite 501, Canton, OH 44702