Juvenile Delinquency in Tulsa, OK
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Tulsa 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 1016 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Tulsa County. Of that total, 80% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 811 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Tulsa County, are focusing on family therapy and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Tulsa County juvenile delinquency numbers will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Tulsa County, OK
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|County Contact:|| 500 S Denver Ave
Tulsa , OK 74103-3838