Juvenile Delinquency in Scott, AR
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Scott 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 60 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Scott County. Of that total, 32% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 19 court cases. Another 28% were dependency cases that accounted for 17 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Scott County, are focusing on family health and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Scott County juvenile delinquency statistics will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Scott County, AR
|Total Square Miles:||898|
|County Contact:|| 190 W 1St St
Waldron , AR 72958-7103
Scott County, AR Courts
Scott County District Court
Address: 190 West First-Box 15, Waldron, AR 72958