Juvenile Delinquency in Wood, OH
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Wood 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 1238 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Wood County. Of that total, 58% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 717 court cases. Another 36% were dependency cases that accounted for 447 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Wood County, are focusing on family health and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Wood County juvenile delinquency statistics will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Wood County, OH
|County Seat:||Bowling Green|
|Total Square Miles:||620|
|County Contact:|| 1 Court House Sq
Bowling Green , OH 43402-2427
Wood County, OH Courts
Wood County Common Pleas Court
Address: One Courthouse Square, Bowling Green, OH 43402