Juvenile Delinquency in Fulton, AR
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Fulton 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 11 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Fulton County. Of that total, 0% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 0 court cases. Another 100% were dependency cases that accounted for 11 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Fulton County, are focusing on family therapy and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Fulton County juvenile delinquency numbers will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Fulton County, AR
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Fulton County, AR Courts
Fulton County District Court
Address: P.O. Box 988, Salem, AR 72576