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Juvenile Delinquency in Newton, AR

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Newton 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 8 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Newton County. Of that total, 0% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 0 court cases. Another 100% were dependency cases that accounted for 8 of the juvenile cases.

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

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Government of Newton County, AR

County Seat: Jasper
Government Type: County
Authority: Home Rule
Year Organized: 1842
Total Square Miles: 823
2019 Population: 7,828
Persons/Square Mile: 0.11
County Contact: 101 East Court Street
Court House
Jasper , AR 72641-0435

Newton County, AR Courts