Juvenile Delinquency in Henry, MO
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Henry 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 227 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Henry County. Of that total, 22% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 49 court cases. Another 43% were dependency cases that accounted for 98 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Henry County, are focusing on family health and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Henry County juvenile delinquency statistics will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Henry County, MO
|Total Square Miles:||732|
|County Contact:|| 100 W Franklin St
Clinton , MO 64735-2088
Henry County, MO Courts
Henry County Circuit Court
Address: 100 W Franklin St Rm 12, Clinton, MO 64735