Juvenile Delinquency in Cotton, OK
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Cotton 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 14 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Cotton County. Of that total, 100% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 14 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Cotton County, are focusing on family health and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Cotton County juvenile delinquency statistics will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Cotton County, OK
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|County Contact:|| 301 N Broadway St
Walters , OK 73572-1209
Cotton County, OK Courts
Cotton County Courthouse
Address: 301 N. Broadway, Walters, OK 73572