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Juvenile Delinquency in Claiborne, MS

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Claiborne 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 48 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Claiborne County. Of that total, 100% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 48 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

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

Juvenile Cases Number of cases
Delinquency262
Dependency0
Status0

Government of Claiborne County, MS

County Seat: Port Gibson
Government Type: County
Authority: Home Rule
Year Organized: 1802
Total Square Miles: 501
2019 Population: 8,950
Persons/Square Mile: 0.06