Juvenile Delinquency in Crockett, TN
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Crockett 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 119 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Crockett County. Of that total, 66% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 78 court cases. Another 6% were dependency cases that accounted for 7 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Crockett County, are focusing on family therapy and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Crockett County juvenile delinquency numbers will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Crockett County, TN
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|County Contact:|| 1 S Bells St
Alamo , TN 38001-1734
Crockett County, TN Courts
Crockett County TN CourtHouse
Address: 1 South Bells Street, Suite 6, Alamo, TN 38001