Juvenile Delinquency in Winston, MS
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Winston 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 39 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Winston County. Of that total, 85% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 33 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Winston County, are focusing on family therapy and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Winston County juvenile delinquency numbers will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Winston County, MS
|Total Square Miles:||610|
|County Contact:|| PO BOX 69
Louisville , MS 39339-0069