Juvenile Delinquency in Arkansas, AR
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Arkansas County, juvenile delinquency issues are on the rise. There are many reasons for the rise in youth offenders. The juvenile sentence in Arkansas often depends on the severity of the crime, the number of crimes, and other family matters.
In 2017, a total of 105 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Arkansas County. Of that total, 50% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 53 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Arkansas County, are focusing on family therapy and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Arkansas County juvenile delinquency numbers will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Arkansas County, AR
|County Seat:||De Witt and Stuttgart|
|Total Square Miles:||1,034|
|County Contact:|| 101 Court Sq
De Witt , AR 72042-2048