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Juvenile Delinquency in Davidson, TN

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Davidson 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 1294 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Davidson County. Of that total, 46% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 600 court cases. Another 54% were dependency cases that accounted for 693 of the juvenile cases.

A lot of counties, including, Davidson County, are focusing on family health and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Davidson County juvenile delinquency statistics will show whether or not this approach is working.

Juvenile Cases Number of cases
Delinquency1,147
Dependency12,762
Status7,281

Government of Davidson County, TN

County Seat: Nashville
Government Type: City-County Consolidation
Authority: Dillon's Rule
Year Organized: 1783
Total Square Miles: 526
2019 Population: 691,243
Persons/Square Mile: 0.00

Davidson County, TN Courts