Juvenile Delinquency in Ashley, AR
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Ashley County, juvenile delinquency offenses are on the rise. There are many reasons for the inflation in youth offenders. The juvenile sentence in Arkansas often depends on the severity of the crime, the number of charges, and other family matters.
In 2017, a total of 182 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Ashley County. Of that total, 42% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 76 court cases. Another 3% were dependency cases that accounted for 5 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Ashley County, are focusing on family counseling and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Ashley County juvenile delinquency tallies will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Ashley County, AR
|Total Square Miles:||941|
|County Contact:|| 205 E Jefferson St
Hamburg , AR 71646-3007
Ashley County, AR Courts
Ashley County District Court
Address: P.O. Box 310, Hamburg, AR 71646