Juvenile Delinquency in Miller, AR
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Miller 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 207 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Miller County. Of that total, 39% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 81 court cases. Another 22% were dependency cases that accounted for 46 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Miller County, are focusing on family therapy and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Miller County juvenile delinquency numbers will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Miller County, AR
|Total Square Miles:||638|
|County Contact:|| 400 Laurel St
Texarkana , AR 71854-5249
Miller County, AR Courts
Miller County District Court
Address: 100 N. Stateline #2, Texarkana, AR 75501