Juvenile Delinquency in Walthall, MS
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Walthall 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 Walthall County. Of that total, 84% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 80 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Walthall County, are focusing on family therapy and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Walthall County juvenile delinquency numbers will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Walthall County, MS
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|County Contact:|| PO BOX 351
Tylertown , MS 39667-0351
Walthall County, MS Courts
Walthall County Chancery Court
Address: 200 Ball Avenue - P.O. Box 351, Tylertown, MS 39667