Juvenile Delinquency in Leake, MS
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Leake 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 8 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Leake County. Of that total, 100% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 8 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Leake County, are focusing on family health and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Leake County juvenile delinquency statistics will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Leake County, MS
|Total Square Miles:||585|
|County Contact:|| PO BOX 72
Carthage , MS 39051-0072