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Juvenile Delinquency in Searcy, AR

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Searcy 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 199 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Searcy County. Of that total, 0% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 0 court cases. Another 97% were dependency cases that accounted for 194 of the juvenile cases.

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

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Government of Searcy County, AR

County Seat: Marshall
Government Type: County
Authority: Home Rule
Year Organized: 1838
Total Square Miles: 669
2019 Population: 7,938
Persons/Square Mile: 0.08

Searcy County, AR Courts