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Juvenile Delinquency in Monroe, AR

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Monroe 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 61 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Monroe County. Of that total, 36% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 22 court cases. Another 21% were dependency cases that accounted for 13 of the juvenile cases.

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

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Government of Monroe County, AR

County Seat: Clarendon
Government Type: County
Authority: Home Rule
Year Organized: 1839
Total Square Miles: 621
2019 Population: 7,085
Persons/Square Mile: 0.09
County Contact: 123 Madison St
County Courthouse
Clarendon , AR 72029-2729

Monroe County, AR Courts