Juvenile Delinquency in Barry, MO
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Barry County, juvenile delinquency crimes are on the rise. There are many reasons for the increase in youth offenders. The juvenile sentence in Missouri often depends on the severity of the crime, the number of offenses, and other family matters.
In 2017, a total of 413 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Barry County. Of that total, 21% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 85 court cases. Another 61% were dependency cases that accounted for 252 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Barry County, are focusing on family health and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Barry County juvenile delinquency statistics will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Barry County, MO
|Total Square Miles:||791|
|County Contact:|| 700 Main St
Cassville , MO 65625-1477
Barry County, MO Courts
Barry County Circuit Court
Address: 700 Main St Ste. 6, Cassville, MO 65625