Juvenile Delinquency in Tishomingo, MS
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Tishomingo 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 57 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Tishomingo County. Of that total, 75% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 43 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Tishomingo County, are focusing on family therapy and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Tishomingo County juvenile delinquency numbers will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Tishomingo County, MS
|Total Square Miles:||445|
|County Contact:|| 1008 Battleground Dr
Iuka , MS 38852-1020