Juvenile Delinquency in Attala, MS
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Attala County, juvenile delinquency offenses are on the rise. There are many reasons for the inflation in youth offenders. The juvenile sentence in Mississippi often depends on the severity of the crime, the number of charges, 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 Attala County. Of that total, 85% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 51 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Attala County, are focusing on family counseling and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Attala County juvenile delinquency tallies will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Attala County, MS
|Total Square Miles:||737|
|County Contact:|| 230 W Washington St
Kosciusko , MS 39090-3635
Attala County, MS Courts
Attala County Chancery Court
Address: 230 W. Washington St, Kosciusko, MS 39090