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Juvenile Delinquency in Knox, NE

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

In 2017, a total of 14 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Knox County. Of that total, 100% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 14 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

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

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Government of Knox County, NE

County Seat: Center
Government Type: County
Authority: Dillon's Rule
Year Organized: 1854
Total Square Miles: 1,140
2019 Population: 8,472
Persons/Square Mile: 0.13
County Contact: PO BOX 166
County Courthouse
Center , NE 68724-0166