Juvenile Delinquency in Washita, OK
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Washita 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 34 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Washita County. Of that total, 47% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 16 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Washita County, are focusing on family therapy and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Washita County juvenile delinquency numbers will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Washita County, OK
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|County Contact:|| PO BOX 380
Cordell , OK 73632-0380
Washita County, OK Courts
Washita County Courthouse
Address: 111 Main Street, Cordell, OK 73632