Juvenile Delinquency in Van Buren, AR
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Van Buren 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 118 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Van Buren County. Of that total, 22% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 26 court cases. Another 40% were dependency cases that accounted for 47 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Van Buren County, are focusing on family therapy and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Van Buren County juvenile delinquency numbers will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Van Buren County, AR
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|County Contact:|| 451 Main St
Clinton , AR 72031-6905
Van Buren County, AR Courts
Van Buren County District Court
Address: 234 Moss Street, Clinton, AR 72031