Juvenile Delinquency in Chickasaw, MS
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Chickasaw County, juvenile delinquency issues are on the rise. There are many reasons for the rise in youth offenders. The juvenile sentence in Mississippi often depends on the severity of the crime, the number of crimes, and other family matters.
In 2017, a total of 49 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Chickasaw County. Of that total, 41% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 20 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Chickasaw County, are focusing on family therapy and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Chickasaw County juvenile delinquency numbers will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Chickasaw County, MS
|County Seat:||Houston and Okolona|
|Total Square Miles:||504|
Chickasaw County, MS Courts
Chickasaw County Chancery Court
Address: 1 Pinson Square, Houston, MS 38851