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Juvenile Delinquency in Woodruff, AR

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Woodruff 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 22 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Woodruff County. Of that total, 36% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 8 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

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

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Government of Woodruff County, AR

County Seat: Augusta
Government Type: County
Authority: Home Rule
Year Organized: 1862
Total Square Miles: 594
2019 Population: 6,571
Persons/Square Mile: 0.09
County Contact: 500 N 3Rd St
County Courthouse
Augusta , AR 72006-2020

Woodruff County, AR Courts