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Juvenile Delinquency in Poinsett, AR

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Poinsett County, juvenile delinquency offenses are on the rise. There are many reasons for the inflation in youth offenders. The juvenile sentence in Arkansas often depends on the severity of the crime, the number of charges, and other family matters.

In 2017, a total of 124 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Poinsett County. Of that total, 0% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 0 court cases. Another 53% were dependency cases that accounted for 66 of the juvenile cases.

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

Juvenile Cases Number of cases
Delinquency1,929
Dependency712
Status1,271

Government of Poinsett County, AR

County Seat: Harrisburg
Government Type: County
Authority: Home Rule
Year Organized: 1838
Total Square Miles: 764
2019 Population: 24,154
Persons/Square Mile: 0.03
County Contact: 401 Market St
County Courthouse
Harrisburg , AR 72432-1933
http://www.poinsettcounty.us/

Poinsett County, AR Courts