Juvenile Delinquency in Kay, OK
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Kay 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 313 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Kay County. Of that total, 98% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 306 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Kay County, are focusing on family therapy and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Kay County juvenile delinquency numbers will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Kay County, OK
|Total Square Miles:||945|
|County Contact:|| 201 S. Main Stret
Newkirk , OK 74647-0450
Kay County, OK Courts
Kay County Courthouse
Address: 201 S. Main Street, Newkirk, OK 74647