Juvenile Delinquency in Itawamba, MS
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Itawamba 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 76 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Itawamba County. Of that total, 79% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 60 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Itawamba County, are focusing on family therapy and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Itawamba County juvenile delinquency numbers will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Itawamba County, MS
|Total Square Miles:||540|
|County Contact:|| PO BOX 776
Fulton , MS 38843-0776
Itawamba County, MS Courts
Itawamba County Chancery Court
Address: 201 W. Main St., Fulton, MS 38843