Juvenile Delinquency in Jasper, MS
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Jasper 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 29 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Jasper County. Of that total, 76% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 22 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Jasper County, are focusing on family health and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Jasper County juvenile delinquency statistics will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Jasper County, MS
|County Seat:||Bay Springs and Paulding|
|Total Square Miles:||677|
|County Contact:|| PO BOX 1047
Bay Springs , MS 39422-1047
Jasper County, MS Courts
Jasper County Chancery Court
Address: P O Box 406, Bay Springs, MS 39422
Phone: 601 764-3469