Juvenile Delinquency in Sequoyah, OK
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Sequoyah 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 146 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Sequoyah County. Of that total, 86% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 126 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Sequoyah County, are focusing on family health and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Sequoyah County juvenile delinquency statistics will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Sequoyah County, OK
|Total Square Miles:||714|
|County Contact:|| 117 S Oak St
Sallisaw , OK 74955-4614
Sequoyah County, OK Courts
Sequoyah County Courthouse
Address: 120 E. Chickasaw St. Ste. 205, Sallisaw, OK 74955