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Juvenile Delinquency in Phillips, AR

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Phillips 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 52 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Phillips County. Of that total, 0% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 0 court cases. Another 67% were dependency cases that accounted for 35 of the juvenile cases.

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

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Government of Phillips County, AR

County Seat: Helena
Government Type: County
Authority: Home Rule
Year Organized: 1820
Total Square Miles: 727
2019 Population: 18,572
Persons/Square Mile: 0.04
County Contact: 600 Cherry St
County Courthouse
Helena , AR 72342-3306

Phillips County, AR Courts