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Juvenile Delinquency in Drew, AR

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Drew 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 230 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Drew County. Of that total, 31% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 71 court cases. Another 12% were dependency cases that accounted for 28 of the juvenile cases.

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

Juvenile Cases Number of cases
Delinquency1,460
Dependency464
Status1,760

Government of Drew County, AR

County Seat: Monticello
Government Type: County
Authority: Home Rule
Year Organized: 1846
Total Square Miles: 836
2019 Population: 18,547
Persons/Square Mile: 0.05
County Contact: 210 S Main St
County Courthouse
Monticello , AR 71655-4730
http://drewcounty.arkansas.gov/

Drew County, AR Courts