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Juvenile Delinquency in Lincoln, AR

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Lincoln 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 39 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Lincoln County. Of that total, 87% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 34 court cases. Another 13% were dependency cases that accounted for 5 of the juvenile cases.

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

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Government of Lincoln County, AR

County Seat: Star City
Government Type: County
Authority: Home Rule
Year Organized: 1871
Total Square Miles: 572
2019 Population: 13,646
Persons/Square Mile: 0.04
County Contact: 300 S Drew St
County Courthouse
Star City , AR 71667-5141

Lincoln County, AR Courts