Juvenile Delinquency in Anderson, TN
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Anderson County, juvenile delinquency crimes are on the rise. There are many reasons for the increase in youth offenders. The juvenile sentence in Tennessee often depends on the severity of the crime, the number of offenses, and other family matters.
In 2016, a total of 759 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Anderson County. Of that total, 65% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 497 court cases. Another 19% were dependency cases that accounted for 143 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Anderson County, are focusing on family health and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Anderson County juvenile delinquency statistics will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Anderson County, TN
|Total Square Miles:||345|
|County Contact:|| 100 N Main St
Clinton , TN 37716-3615
Anderson County, TN Courts
Anderson County TN CourtHouse
Address: 100 N. Main Street Suite 309, Third Floor, Clinton, TN 37716