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Juvenile Delinquency in Garland, AR

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Garland 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 710 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Garland County. Of that total, 46% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 329 court cases. Another 23% were dependency cases that accounted for 164 of the juvenile cases.

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

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Government of Garland County, AR

County Seat: Hot Springs
Government Type: County
Authority: Home Rule
Year Organized: 1873
Total Square Miles: 735
2019 Population: 98,658
Persons/Square Mile: 0.01
County Contact: 501 Ouachita Ave
County Courthouse
Hot Springs National Park , AR 71901-5154

Garland County, AR Courts