Juvenile Delinquency in Faulkner, AR
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Faulkner 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 566 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Faulkner County. Of that total, 39% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 219 court cases. Another 39% were dependency cases that accounted for 218 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Faulkner County, are focusing on family counseling and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Faulkner County juvenile delinquency tallies will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Faulkner County, AR
|Total Square Miles:||664|
|County Contact:|| 801 Locust St
Conway , AR 72034-5330