Juvenile Delinquency in Atoka, OK
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Atoka County, juvenile delinquency issues are on the rise. There are many reasons for the rise in youth offenders. The juvenile sentence in Oklahoma often depends on the severity of the crime, the number of crimes, and other family matters.
In 2017, a total of 31 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Atoka County. Of that total, 100% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 31 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Atoka County, are focusing on family therapy and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Atoka County juvenile delinquency numbers will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Atoka County, OK
|Total Square Miles:||990|
|County Contact:|| 200 E Court St Ste 201
Atoka , OK 74525-2056
Atoka County, OK Courts
Atoka County Courthouse
Address: 200 E. Court Street, Atoka, OK 74525