Juvenile Delinquency in Yalobusha, MS
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Yalobusha 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 19 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Yalobusha County. Of that total, 100% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 19 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Yalobusha County, are focusing on family counseling and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Yalobusha County juvenile delinquency tallies will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Yalobusha County, MS
|County Seat:||Water Valley and Coffeeville|
|Total Square Miles:||495|
|County Contact:|| PO BOX 664
Water Valley , MS 38965-0664
Yalobusha County, MS Courts
Yalobusha County Chancery Court
Address: PO Box 260, Coffeeville, MS 38922