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Juvenile Delinquency in Jefferson Davis, MS

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Jefferson Davis 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 11 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Jefferson Davis County. Of that total, 0% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 0 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.

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

Juvenile Cases Number of cases
Delinquency103
Dependency0
Status50

Government of Jefferson Davis County, MS

County Seat: Prentiss
Government Type: County
Authority: Home Rule
Year Organized: 1906
Total Square Miles: 409
2019 Population: 11,314
Persons/Square Mile: 0.04
County Contact: PO BOX 1137
County Courthouse
Prentiss , MS 39474-1137
http://www.jeffersondaviscountyms.com/