Juvenile Delinquency in Blaine, OK
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Blaine 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 63 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Blaine County. Of that total, 76% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 48 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Blaine County, are focusing on family therapy and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Blaine County juvenile delinquency numbers will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Blaine County, OK
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Blaine County, OK Courts
Blaine County Courthouse
Address: 212 N. Weigel Street, Watonga, OK 73772