Juvenile Delinquency in Choctaw, OK
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Choctaw 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 24 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Choctaw County. Of that total, 100% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 24 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Choctaw County, are focusing on family therapy and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Choctaw County juvenile delinquency numbers will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Choctaw County, OK
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|County Contact:|| 300 E Duke St
Hugo , OK 74743-4044
Choctaw County, OK Courts
Choctaw County Courthouse
Address: 300 E. Jefferson Street, Hugo, OK 74743