Juvenile Delinquency in Leflore, MS
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Leflore 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 195 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Leflore County. Of that total, 69% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 134 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Leflore County, are focusing on family counseling and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Leflore County juvenile delinquency tallies will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Leflore County, MS
|Total Square Miles:||606|
|County Contact:|| PO BOX 250
Greenwood , MS 38935-0250
Leflore County, MS Courts
LeFlore County Chancery Court
Address: P.O. Box 250, Greenwood, MS 38935