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Juvenile Delinquency in Prairie, AR

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Prairie 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 37 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Prairie County. Of that total, 38% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 14 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

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

Juvenile Cases Number of cases
Delinquency410
Dependency98
Status431

Government of Prairie County, AR

County Seat: Des Arc and De Valls Bluff
Government Type: County
Authority: Home Rule
Year Organized: 1846
Total Square Miles: 676
2019 Population: 8,248
Persons/Square Mile: 0.08
County Contact: 605 Highway 38
County Courthouse
Des Arc , AR 72040-8109

Prairie County, AR Courts