Juvenile Delinquency in Beckham, OK
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Beckham County, juvenile delinquency crimes are on the rise. There are many reasons for the increase in youth offenders. The juvenile sentence in Oklahoma often depends on the severity of the crime, the number of offenses, and other family matters.
In 2017, a total of 114 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Beckham County. Of that total, 66% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 75 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Beckham County, are focusing on family health and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Beckham County juvenile delinquency statistics will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Beckham County, OK
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|County Contact:|| PO BOX 428
Sayre , OK 73662-0428
Beckham County, OK Courts
Beckham County Courthouse
Address: P.O. Box 520, Sayre, OK 73662