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Juvenile Delinquency in Franklin, NE

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Franklin County, juvenile delinquency offenses are on the rise. There are many reasons for the inflation in youth offenders. The juvenile sentence in Nebraska often depends on the severity of the crime, the number of charges, and other family matters.

In 2017, a total of 12 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Franklin County. Of that total, 42% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 5 court cases. Another 58% were dependency cases that accounted for 7 of the juvenile cases.

A lot of counties, including, Franklin County, are focusing on family counseling and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Franklin County juvenile delinquency tallies will show whether or not this approach is working.

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Government of Franklin County, NE

County Seat: Franklin
Government Type: County
Authority: Dillon's Rule
Year Organized: 1867
Total Square Miles: 576
2019 Population: 2,990
Persons/Square Mile: 0.19
County Contact: PO BOX 146
County Courthouse
Franklin , NE 68939-0146