Juvenile Delinquency in Stephens, OK
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Stephens 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 83 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Stephens County. Of that total, 100% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 83 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Stephens County, are focusing on family therapy and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Stephens County juvenile delinquency numbers will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Stephens County, OK
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|County Contact:|| 101 S 11Th St Rm 200
Duncan , OK 73533-4758
Stephens County, OK Courts
Stephens County Courthouse
Address: 101 S. 11th St., Duncan, OK 73533