Juvenile Delinquency in Alcorn, MS
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Alcorn County, juvenile delinquency crimes are on the rise. There are many reasons for the increase in youth offenders. The juvenile sentence in Mississippi often depends on the severity of the crime, the number of offenses, and other family matters.
In 2017, a total of 67 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Alcorn County. Of that total, 100% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 67 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Alcorn County, are focusing on family health and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Alcorn County juvenile delinquency statistics will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Alcorn County, MS
|Total Square Miles:||401|
|County Contact:|| PO BOX 69
Corinth , MS 38835-0069
Alcorn County, MS Courts
Alcorn County Chancery Court
Address: 501 Waldron St., Corinth, MS 38834