Juvenile Delinquency in Woodward, OK
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Woodward 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 137 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Woodward County. Of that total, 82% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 112 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Woodward County, are focusing on family health and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Woodward County juvenile delinquency statistics will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Woodward County, OK
|Total Square Miles:||1,246|
|County Contact:|| 1600 Main St
Woodward , OK 73801-3000
Woodward County, OK Courts
Woodward County Courthouse
Address: 1600 Main Street, Woodward, OK 73801