Juvenile Delinquency in Crawford, AR
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Crawford 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 511 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Crawford County. Of that total, 20% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 100 court cases. Another 50% were dependency cases that accounted for 255 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Crawford County, are focusing on family counseling and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Crawford County juvenile delinquency tallies will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Crawford County, AR
|County Seat:||Van Buren|
|Total Square Miles:||604|
|County Contact:|| 300 Main St
Van Buren , AR 72956-5765