Juvenile Delinquency in Bledsoe, TN
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Bledsoe 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 65 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Bledsoe County. Of that total, 20% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 13 court cases. Another 14% were dependency cases that accounted for 9 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Bledsoe County, are focusing on family health and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Bledsoe County juvenile delinquency statistics will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Bledsoe County, TN
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|County Contact:|| PO BOX 149
Pikeville , TN 37367-0149
Bledsoe County, TN Courts
Bledsoe County TN CourtHouse
Address: PO Box 455, Pikeville, TN 37367