Juvenile Delinquency in Cleveland, OK
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Cleveland 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 476 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Cleveland County. Of that total, 92% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 436 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Cleveland County, are focusing on family health and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Cleveland County juvenile delinquency statistics will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Cleveland County, OK
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|County Contact:|| 201 S Jones Ave
County Office Building
Norman , OK 73069-6000
Cleveland County, OK Courts
Cleveland County Courthouse
Address: 200 S. Peters Ave., Norman, OK 73069