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Juvenile Delinquency in Randolph, AR

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

In 2017, a total of 78 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Randolph County. Of that total, 54% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 42 court cases. Another 15% were dependency cases that accounted for 12 of the juvenile cases.

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

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Government of Randolph County, AR

County Seat: Pocahontas
Government Type: County
Authority: Home Rule
Year Organized: 1835
Total Square Miles: 656
2019 Population: 17,557
Persons/Square Mile: 0.04
County Contact: 107 W Broadway St
County Courthouse
Pocahontas , AR 72455-3406

Randolph County, AR Courts