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Juvenile Delinquency in Johnson, NE

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Johnson 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 24 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Johnson County. Of that total, 21% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 5 court cases. Another 79% were dependency cases that accounted for 19 of the juvenile cases.

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

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Government of Johnson County, NE

County Seat: Tecumseh
Government Type: County
Authority: Dillon's Rule
Year Organized: 1855
Total Square Miles: 377
2019 Population: 5,185
Persons/Square Mile: 0.07
County Contact: PO BOX 416
County Courthouse
Tecumseh , NE 68450-0416

Johnson County, NE Courts