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Juvenile Delinquency in Desha, AR

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Desha 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 28 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Desha County. Of that total, 100% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 28 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

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

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Government of Desha County, AR

County Seat: Arkansas City
Government Type: County
Authority: Home Rule
Year Organized: 1838
Total Square Miles: 820
2019 Population: 11,764
Persons/Square Mile: 0.07
County Contact: PO BOX 188
County Courthouse
Arkansas City , AR 71630-0188

Desha County, AR Courts