Juvenile Delinquency in Muskogee, OK
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Muskogee 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 249 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Muskogee County. Of that total, 90% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 224 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Muskogee County, are focusing on family therapy and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Muskogee County juvenile delinquency numbers will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Muskogee County, OK
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|County Contact:|| PO BOX 2307
Muskogee , OK 74402-2307
Muskogee County, OK Courts
Muskogee County Courthouse
Address: 220 State Street, Muskogee, OK 74402