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Juvenile Delinquency in Franklin, AR

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Franklin 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 141 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Franklin County. Of that total, 57% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 81 court cases. Another 43% were dependency cases that accounted for 60 of the juvenile cases.

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

Juvenile Cases Number of cases
Delinquency1,171
Dependency456
Status546

Government of Franklin County, AR

County Seat: Charleston and Ozark
Government Type: County
Authority: Home Rule
Year Organized: 1837
Total Square Miles: 620
2019 Population: 17,890
Persons/Square Mile: 0.03
County Contact: 211 W Commercial St
County Courthouse
Ozark , AR 72949-3233

Franklin County, AR Courts