Juvenile Delinquency in Pottawatomie, OK
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Pottawatomie 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 262 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Pottawatomie County. Of that total, 93% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 244 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Pottawatomie County, are focusing on family therapy and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Pottawatomie County juvenile delinquency numbers will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Pottawatomie County, OK
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|County Contact:|| 14101 Acme Rd
Shawnee , OK 74804-9250
Pottawatomie County, OK Courts
Pottawatomie County Courthouse
Address: 325 N. Broadway St., Shawnee, OK 74801