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Youth detained by juvenile justice system in Kentucky

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Definition and Source



Number of youth detained in a secure juvenile detention center in Kentucky.

Data Source

Kentucky Dept. of Juvenile Justice, Div. of Juvenile Services; Louisville Metro Youth Detention Services.


Youth detained counts youth each time they are booked into a facility. Youth may be counted more than once in the statewide total if detained multiple times during the year. The statewide total may include youth for whom a county designation was not provided.
S = Number suppressed if fewer than 6 events.

 Updated on 9/28/2023

Last Updated

September 2023