Juvenile Delinquency in Dyer, TN
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Dyer 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 399 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Dyer County. Of that total, 66% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 262 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Dyer County, are focusing on family health and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Dyer County juvenile delinquency statistics will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Dyer County, TN
|Total Square Miles:||527|
|County Contact:|| PO BOX 1360
Dyersburg , TN 38025-1360
Dyer County, TN Courts
Dyer County TN CourtHouse
Address: 101 West Court Street, Room 200, Dyersburg, TN 38024
Phone: (731) 286-7808