Juvenile Delinquency in Bedford, TN
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Bedford County, juvenile delinquency issues are on the rise. There are many reasons for the rise in youth offenders. The juvenile sentence in Tennessee often depends on the severity of the crime, the number of crimes, and other family matters.
In 2016, a total of 514 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Bedford County. Of that total, 61% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 313 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Bedford County, are focusing on family therapy and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Bedford County juvenile delinquency numbers will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Bedford County, TN
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|County Contact:|| 1 Public Sq
Shelbyville , TN 37160-3953
Bedford County, TN Courts
Bedford County TN CourtHouse
Address: 1 Public Sq., Courthouse, Room 200, Shelbyville, TN 37160