Juvenile Delinquency in Neshoba, MS
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Neshoba 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 95 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Neshoba County. Of that total, 92% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 87 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Neshoba County, are focusing on family therapy and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Neshoba County juvenile delinquency numbers will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Neshoba County, MS
|Total Square Miles:||572|
|County Contact:|| 401 E Beacon St Ste 107
Philadelphia , MS 39350-2954
Neshoba County, MS Courts
Neshoba County Chancery Court
Address: 401 E. Beacon Street, Suite 107, Philadelphia, MS 39350