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Juvenile Delinquency in Chicot, AR

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

In 2017, a total of 91 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Chicot County. Of that total, 69% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 63 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

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

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Government of Chicot County, AR

County Seat: Lake Village
Government Type: County
Authority: Home Rule
Year Organized: 1823
Total Square Miles: 691
2019 Population: 10,636
Persons/Square Mile: 0.06
County Contact: 108 Main St
County Courthouse
Lake Village , AR 71653-1965

Chicot County, AR Courts