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Juvenile Delinquency in Grant, AR

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Grant 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 217 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Grant County. Of that total, 35% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 77 court cases. Another 9% were dependency cases that accounted for 19 of the juvenile cases.

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

Juvenile Cases Number of cases
Delinquency1,382
Dependency309
Status1,018

Government of Grant County, AR

County Seat: Sheridan
Government Type: County
Authority: Home Rule
Year Organized: 1869
Total Square Miles: 633
2019 Population: 18,165
Persons/Square Mile: 0.03
County Contact: 101 W Center St
County Courthouse
Sheridan , AR 72150-2409
http://grantcountyar.com