Juvenile Delinquency in Independence, AR
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Independence 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 19 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Independence County. Of that total, 0% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 0 court cases. Another 100% were dependency cases that accounted for 19 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Independence County, are focusing on family counseling and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Independence County juvenile delinquency tallies will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Independence County, AR
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|County Contact:|| 192 E Main St
Batesville , AR 72501-5508
Independence County, AR Courts
Independence County District Court
Address: 549 W. Main Street, Batesville, AR 72501